Samuel Vanhook

1828–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Vanhook was born in 1828, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel VanHook, was 36 and his mother, Isabella Cox, was 35. He lived in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Samuel VanHook
1792–1841
Isabella Cox
1793–1874
Benjamin Lorton Vanhook
1816–1887
Frances Vanhook
1834–1880
Amanda Vanhook
1819–1900
James Perry VanHook
1824–1904
Artemacia Vanhook
1825–1900
Samuel Vanhook
1828–
Rebecca Elizabeth Vanhook
1830–1913
Martin Vanhook
1836–1877
William Emory VanHook
1841–1928

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 33

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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 (1)

  • Samuel M Vanhook in household of Isabella Vanhook, "United States Census, 1850"

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