Hook

Brief Life History of Hook

When Hook was born about 1805, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Samuel Hook, was 24 and his mother, Keziah Lynch, was 27.

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James Samuel Hook
1782–1845
Keziah Lynch
1779–1858
John L Hook
1804–1877
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1805–
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1806–
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1807–
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1808–
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1809–
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1810–
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1811–
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1812–
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1812–
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1813–
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1815–
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1816–
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1817–
Isaac S. Hooke
1806–
Keziah K. Hook
1809–
James Samuel Hook
1811–1886
Julia Ann Hook
1814–
Ezra M. Hook
1815–
Matilda Jane Hook
1822–
Matilda Jane Hook
1828–

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    World Events (3)

    1808

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812

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

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English hoke, Old English hōc ‘hook, bend in a river, hill spur’. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived at or near a river bend or hill spur, or habitational, from any of various places called with this word, such as Hook in Devon, Hampshire, Lancashire, Surrey, Wiltshire, and Yorkshire, as well as Hooke in Dorset.

    English: nickname from Middle English hok ‘hook’, perhaps for someone with a hooked or crooked nose or bent back, or from the Old English personal name Hōca or Hōc, probably originally a nickname for a man with a hook nose or bent figure.

    Swedish (Höök): nickname, soldier's name, or ornamental name from hök ‘hawk’.

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

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