Samuel Shook

March 1815–30 May 1903 (Age 88)
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Shook was born in March 1815, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob D Shook, was 44 and his mother, Susanna Kern, was 42. He married Magdalene Creek in 1841, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Overfield Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 30 May 1903, at the age of 88.

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Samuel Shook
Magdalene Creek
Marriage: 1841
Charly Adel Shook
Sarah Ann Shook
Susan Ann Shook
David Freeman Shook
Helen M. Shook
Emma Ester Shook
Charles H. Shook
Eva Irene Shook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1841Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 5
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 31
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schuck or Schuch .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (5)

    • Samuel Sh*k, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Shannel Shorte, "United States Census, 1860"

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