Samuel Thomas VanHook

1863–1947 (Age 83)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Thomas

When Samuel Thomas VanHook was born on 4 September 1863, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John Larkin VanHook, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Hunter, was 21. He married Ane Margrethe Madsen Friis on 19 February 1890, in Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Brown Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Sherley Township, Ripley, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 3 July 1947, in Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83.

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Samuel Thomas VanHook
Ane Margrethe Madsen Friis
Marriage: 19 February 1890
Lillie Belle Vanhook
Flossie May Vanhook
Edna P Vanhook

Spouse & Children

19 February 1890
Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 2

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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 T Vanhook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Vanhook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Vanhook in household of John Vanhook, "United States Census, 1870"

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