Margaret Elmyra Shook

Brief Life History of Margaret Elmyra

When Margaret Elmyra Shook was born on 13 May 1889, in Watauga, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Washington Shook, was 39 and her mother, Clarissa Minerve McLean, was 38. She married William Roy Gragg on 19 December 1906, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Boone Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 23 years. She died on 11 September 1972, in Blowing Rock, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Boone City Cemetery, Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Roy Gragg
1884–1928
Margaret Elmyra Shook
1889–1972
Marriage: 19 December 1906
Bernice Opal Gragg
1909–2002
Inez Margaret Gragg
1910–2002
Hazel Jones Gragg
1912–1990
Hoy Harvey Gragg
1914–1992
Victor Murphy Gragg
1915–1995
Frederick Morris Gragg
1921–1968
Nadine Gragg
1922–2002
Kathleen Rebecca Gragg
1926–1999
Joyce Elmyra Gragg
1927–1997

Sources (49)

  • Myra M Gragg, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Myra Shoak, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Myra Shook, "Hawaii, Marriages, 1826-1954"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schuck or Schuch .

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

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