Hook Genealogy


Enos Hook Genealogy

Enos Hook (son of John and Nancy Hook), b. Feb. 4, 1832; d. Oct. 21 1910; m. Elizabeth Inghram. Family moved to Nebraska, 1863. In 1866 they moved by ox and mule team to Colorado. In 1867 they moved to Leavenworth, Kan., where they settled permanently.

Children of Enos Hook and Elizabeth Inghram.

(1) William Cather Hook, b. in Waynesburg, Pa., Sept. 24, 1857; din Leavenworth, Kan., 1921; m. Louise Dickson. Moved with parents to Nebraska, 1863. In 1866 he moved with parents by mule and ox team to Colorado and a year later to Leavenworth, Kan., where he lived his long and distinguished life. Educated in public schools of Leavenworth and graduated, 1878, from Washington University Law School at St. Louis. He was a profound student and a successful lawyer. Republican in politics. Appointed 1899, U. S. District Judge for District of Kansas. Promoted June, 1903, by President Roosevelt to Federal Judgeship in 8th Judicial District comprising states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Montana and Utah. In this work he was associated with judges Thayer of St. Louis, Sanborn of Minneapolis and Vandeventer of Cheyenne, Wyo. Was prominently considered for seat on U. S. Supreme Court. Issue, four children, as follows:

(1) Inghram D. Hook, Police Commissioner of Kansas City, Mo. Captain in Intelligence Div. of 89th Division in World War. M. Mary Rockwell.
(2) Louise Hook.
(3) Dorothy Hook.
(4) Ruth Hook.

(2) Edward E. Hook, m. Ida Haag. Of issue, sons:

(1) Enos Hook.
(2) William Hook.

(3) Elizabeth I. Hook, m. Dr. A. F. Yohe, d. 1925.

(4) Anna A. Hook, m. Henry J. Helmers, Jr.

(5) Lucy V. Hook, unm.

(6) Helen Hook, m. Victor A. Cain.

(7) Cora Hook, m. Harlan Feagans. Living Leavenworth, Kan. No issue.




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