Abraham Shook

1810–1875 (Age 65)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham

Abraham Shook was born in 1810, in North Carolina, United States. He registered for military service in 1812. He died in 1875, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 65.

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 9

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Sceoc, shook

Sources (2)

  • Abraham Shook, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Abraham Shook, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979"

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