Thomas VanHook II

1788–1809 (Age 20)
Orange, Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas VanHook II was born on 29 November 1788, in Orange, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Van Hook, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Palmer, was 27. He died in July 1809, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Van Hook
1753–1791
Sarah Palmer
1761–1829
Betsey VanHook
1780–1806
Susanna VanHook
1781–1830
Aaron VanHook
1784–
Mary "Polly" VanHook
1786–1863
Thomas VanHook II
1788–1809
Isaac VanHook
1791–1849

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World Events (7)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 1

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 11

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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 (2)

  • Thomas Vanhook, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979"
  • Caswell. Deed Record 1804–1813

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