Sally VanHook

1807–1845 (Age 38)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally VanHook was born in 1807, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin VanHook, was 39 and her mother, Susannah Higgins, was 22. She married Preston F. Reagan on 6 April 1828, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died in 1845, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Sally VanHook
Preston F. Reagan
Marriage: 6 April 1828
Nancy Jane Reagan
June Reagan
Belinda Reagan
Matilda Reagan
Charleton Reagan
Eliza Ann Reagan

Spouse & Children

6 April 1828
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 11

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a 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 (3)

  • Sally Vanhook, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Walters in entry for Eliza Ann Ogden, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Sally Vanhook, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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