Edward Burgess Hook Genealogy
Edward Burgess Hook (son of
James Schley Hook and grandson
of Dr. Daniel Hook), b. Apr. 16,
1858; m. Oct. 25, 1888, Annie Belle Maude, b. Aug. 1, 1866. For many years
editor "Augusta Chronicle" and for past seventeen years City Tax Assessor.
Resides, Augusta, Ga.
Children of Edward Burgess Hook and his wife, Anna Belle Maude:
(1) Edward Burgess Hook, Jr., b. Sept. 2, 1889; m. Mona Price.
He volunteered for service in World War and being an electrical engineer, he
was detailed with officer of U. S. Navy in charge of construction of
hydroplane station at Galveston, Tex., to superintend electrical work in
connection with the station. At present Manager Atlanta office of Lockwood,
Greene and Company, Engineers.
(2) James Preston Hook, b. Jan. 21, 1892. He volunteered at beginning of World
War and was sent to first officers' training camp at Fort McPherson, Ga.
Commissioned 2d Lieut., Co. H, 327th Reg., 82d Div. and advanced to 1st Lieut.
Wounded in action in the Argonne and was in French and American Hospitals two
years. M. Sept. 1, 1924, Marie McLendon. Resides, Greensboro, N. C.
(3) Huntington Lamar Hook, b. Nov. 1894; m. Caroline Williams of Augusta, Ga.
Volunteered at Norfolk for service in U. S. Navy during World War, but was
rejected because of height. Worked in munitions factory in Virginia during
remainder of War. Now residing, Uniontown, Pa.
(4) Eleanor Clark Hook, b. Jan. 22, I900; m. Oct. 25, 1923, Rivers Lawton Varn
of Beaufort, S. C.
(5) Francis Moore Hook, b. May 2, 1902. Graduate U. S. Naval Academy,
Annapolis, Class 1924. Commissioned an Ensign, U. S. N.