Roy Archie Shook

8 July 1884–8 June 1938 (Age 53)
Providence Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States

The Life of Roy Archie

When Roy Archie Shook was born on 8 July 1884, in Providence Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, his father, Hiram Montgomery Shook, was 31 and his mother, Candace Oly Spencer, was 28. He married Irene L Walker on 31 May 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Placentia, Orange, California, United States in 1920. He died on 8 June 1938, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 53.

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Roy Archie Shook
Irene L Walker
Marriage: 31 May 1917
Alice Candace Shook
Gerald Roy shook

Spouse and Children

31 May 1917


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 16

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Schuck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy A Shook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy A Shook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy A Shook in household of Hiram M Shook, "United States Census, 1900"

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