Stanley Edward VanHook

1879–1950 (Age 70)
Coal Bluff, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Stanley Edward

When Stanley Edward VanHook was born on 25 August 1879, in Coal Bluff, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson VanHook, was 25 and his mother, Rilla Surrelda Payne, was 18. He married Josephine Ethel Mann on 14 August 1899, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nevins Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 18 June 1950, in Coal Bluff, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Nevins Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Edward VanHook
Josephine Ethel Mann
Marriage: 14 August 1899
Opal L Vanhook
Leatha Mae VanHook
Harry Vanhook
Ruth Pauline Vanhook
Hyla F Vanhook
Edward S VanHook
Elma J Vanhook
Wilber N Vanhook
Mary F Vanhook

Spouse & Children

14 August 1899
Vigo, Indiana, United States


  • Opal L Vanhook


  • Female1903–1987Female

  • Harry Vanhook


  • Ruth Pauline Vanhook


  • Hyla F Vanhook


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Andrew Jackson VanHook


  • Rilla Surrelda Payne




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Stanley E Van Hook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stanly Vanhook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stanley Vanhook, "United States Census, 1910"

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