Calvin Shook

17 June 1832–9 February 1923 (Age 90)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Shook was born on 17 June 1832, in Indiana, United States, his father, Lorenzo Dow Shook, was 23 and his mother, Mariah L. Ludwick, was 17. He married Martha Jane Holman on 29 November 1853, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Madison Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Liberty Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 February 1923, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Shook
1832–1923
Keziah Jackson
1847–1887
Marriage: about 1869
Dailey E Shook
1871–1959
Bessie Shook
1877–
Charles Dow Shook
1874–1929
Pearl Shook
1878–

Spouse and Children

    Male1832–1923Male

    Keziah Jackson

    Female1847–1887Female

MARRIAGE
about 1869
,, prob Ind.
children

(4)

    Male1871–1959Male

    Charles Dow Shook

    Male1874–1929Male

    Bessie Shook

    Female1877–Female

    Pearl Shook

    Female1878–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Lorenzo Dow Shook

    Male1808–1866Male

    Mariah L. Ludwick

    Female1814–1899Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1832–1923Male

    Margaret Ann Shook

    Female1834–1921Female

    David Wesley Shook

    Male1836–1917Male

    Abraham Shook

    Male1838–1880Male

    Female1840–1927Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844

Age 12

Historical Boundaries 1844: Tipton, Indiana, United States
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 24

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Schuck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin Shook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Calvin Shook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Calvin Shook, "United States Census, 1900"

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