Susie Elizabeth Vanhook

1891–1987 (Age 95)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susie Elizabeth

When Susie Elizabeth Vanhook was born on 12 December 1891, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, William M. Vanhook, was 36 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Nelson, was 37. She married Harry Archie Shroufe on 12 October 1920. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1935 and North Lebanon Election Precinct, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 13 May 1987, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Susie Elizabeth Vanhook
Harry Archie Shroufe
Marriage: 12 October 1920
Harritt E Shroufe
Gladys Evelyn Shroufe

Spouse & Children

12 October 1920


  • Harritt E Shroufe


  • Gladys Evelyn Shroufe


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elizabeth Shroufa in household of Harry A Shroufa, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Shroufe in household of Harry Shroufe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth S Vanhook in household of William Vanhook, "United States Census, 1910"

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