HOOK (VETERAN UNION), NICHOLAS - Benton County, Arkansas | NICHOLAS HOOK (VETERAN UNION) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Nicholas HOOK (VETERAN UNION)

Hillcrest (formerly I. O. O. F. (Gravette) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

PRIVATE US Army
Company K 185 New York Infantry
Civil War Union
1844 - 1930

Inside small mausoleum

*Obituary
Benton County Record & Democrat & Sun
Thursday, March 6, 1930

HOOK, Nicholas - N. Hook, among the last of the old soldiers of the county, died at his home in Gravette March 3rd following an illness of some months. He was past 85 years of age. Mr. Hook, a Union soldier, served thruout the Civil War and saw much fighting in the east and south. He has made his home in Gravette for a long period of years and at different times was engaged in farming and in business at Gravette. Funeral services were held at the home and burial was made at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, conducted by Rev. A.T. Sanders. He is survived by Mrs. Hook and two sons, Harry and George, both of Gravette.

*Obituary
Benton County Herald
Thursday, March 6, 1930

Death early Monday claimed Nicholas Hook, the remaining one of the only two Union veterans of the Civil War residing at Gravette, the other, G.W. Cooper, aged 87, having died just a week previous. Mr. Hook, who was 83 years old, came to Gravette when the town was new, some 30 years ago, and operated a cigar factory for a while. He was owner of the Ozark theatre building. Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Fred and Harry Hook, of Gravette and several grandchildren. Funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and burial made in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

Contributed on 8/4/08 by wfields55
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Record #: 40188

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Submitted: 8/4/08 • Approved: 2/16/14 • Last Updated: 2/19/14 • R40188-G0-S3

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