Stella M. Vanhook

1927–2015 (Age 87)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Stella M.

When Stella M. Vanhook was born on 12 November 1927, her father, George Washington Vanhook, was 31 and her mother, Martha Ellen Harper, was 27. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 4 Hustonville, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 14 March 2015, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Craven Cemetery, Washington Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 5

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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.

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  • Stella M Vanhook in household of Gorge W Vanhook, "United States Census, 1940"

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