Clarence E Hoak

26 January 1888–6 July 1951 (Age 63)
Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clarence E

When Clarence E Hoak was born on 26 January 1888, in Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah Hoak, was 35 and his mother, Amelia Fredericka Stuebgen, was 35. He married Carrie Blanche Carolyn Liggett on 7 November 1928, in Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 6 July 1951, in Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence E Hoak
Carrie Blanche Carolyn Liggett
Marriage: 7 November 1928
Mary Hoak

Spouse and Children

7 November 1928
Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States


    Mary Hoak


Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Hoak


    Amelia Fredericka Stuebgen




    Elmer Alvin Hoak



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 17

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch van (den) Hoek(e), a habitational name for someone from a place called Hoek (East Flanders and Zeeland) or Hoeke (West Flanders). This surname occurs chiefly in PA.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Hoak in household of Pirscilla Hawk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Hoak, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence E Hoak, "United States Census, 1930"

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