Hook Genealogy


James Hook Genealogy

James Hook, son of Captain James Hook, was born in what is now Greene County, Pennsylvania, about 1776; died in Greene County, Pennsylvania, after 1838. His wife Charlotte died May 13, 1827, aged 52 years, 1 month, and 19 days. She is buried in the old cemetery in East Waynesburg in a stone vault which is still there. Old residenters say her husband is buried beside her, but there is no marker. Issue: eleven sons and two daughters.

(1) Jesse Hook.

(2) Benedict Hook, m Apr. 2g, 1824, Eliza Adams, b. Jan. 25, 1801. He died before 1846. Issue four:

(1) Robert James Hook moved to Iowa and had issue:

(1) William
(2) Austin
(3) Eliza

(2) Charlotte Hook.
(3) Hiram H. Hook moved to Iowa and had issue: Harry and Charlotte.
(4) Benedict Hook.

(3) Enos Hook, b. Dec. 3, 1804; d. July 16, 1841; m. Mary Dill, b. Mar. i, 1808; d. Nov. 25, 1880. He was elected a member of Congress from Greene and Fayette Counties in 1838. Was re-elected 1840 and resigned just before his death in 1841. Both husband and wife buried in Greene Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Pa. No issue.

(4) John Hook.

(5) Charlotte Hook, m Charles Bower and had issue: two sons and two daughters.

(6) Hiram Hook, m. Sarah Compson. Of issue: Charlotte Hook.

(7) Shadrock (or Sherrick) Hook, m. Miss Adamson. Of issue: Charlotte Hook.

(8) Thomas Hook, m. and had issue: Ignatius and Charlotte.

(9) Arthur Hook lived in Cincinnati, Ohio.

(10) Ignatius Hook, d. Sept. 10, 1826, aged 12 yrs., ii mo. and 15 days.

(11) Israel Hook, d. 1836.

(12) Sarah Hook, m. John Ganier.



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