Hook Genealogy


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.



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