Samuel Horton VanHook

1900–1980 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel Horton

When Samuel Horton VanHook was born on 3 February 1900, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Wesley VanHook, was 45 and his mother, Pattie Elizabeth Todd, was 37. He married Nola Rackley on 8 August 1920, in Coopers Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wayne, North Carolina, United States in 1901 and Nashville, Nash, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 30 October 1980, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Horton VanHook
Nola Rackley
Marriage: 8 August 1920
Billy Marshall Vanhook Sr

Spouse & Children

8 August 1920
Coopers Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Wesley VanHook


  • Pattie Elizabeth Todd




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 18

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Hoek, a habitational name for someone from any of various places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Hoek, for example in East and West Flanders, Zeeland, North Brabant, Gelderland, and elsewhere, or from the Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland). Compare Vandenhoek .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Vanhook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Vanpool in household of John W Vanpool, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sammy Vanhook in household of John W Vanhook, "United States Census, 1910"

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