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Shook Early Origins



The surname Shook was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of North Tammerton. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Shook Spelling Variations


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Shook Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shug, Shugge, Shook, Shuke, Shooke, Shugby and many more.

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Shook Early History


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Shook Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shook research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1569 and 1641 are included under the topic Early Shook History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shook Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shook Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shook Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shook Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Shook, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johannes Shook, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Christn Shook, aged 48, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Christian Shook, who arrived in America in 1739
  • Peter Henry Shook, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shook Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Shook, who came to Ohio in 1842
  • John Shook, who came to Pennsylvania in 1871
  • Levi Shook, who arrived in West Virginia in 1884

Shook Settlers in Canada in the 16th Century

  • David Shook, who arrived in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1867

Shook Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patty Shook, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shook (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shook (post 1700)



  • Barbara Ingalls Shook (1938-2008), American heiress and philanthropist
  • Frank W. Shook, American photographer, co-founder of Caufield & Shook in 1903 in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Albert John "Al" Shook (1899-1984), American football guard who played one season with the Columbus Panhandles in 1921
  • Robert L. Shook (b. 1938), American author who specializes in business books
  • Fredric Warden Shook (1919-1992), American football player who played for the Chicago Cardinals in 1941
  • Raymond Curtis "Ray" Shook (1889-1970), American Major League Baseball player who played for the Chicago White Sox in 1916
  • Alex J. Shook (b. 1969), American Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
  • Edward M. Shook (1911-2000), American archaeologist and Mayanist scholar
  • Travis Shook (b. 1969), American jazz pianist
  • Major Alexander MacDonald Shook (1888-1966), Canadian World War I flying ace, credited with 12 aerial victories, awarded the Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross and French Croix de guerre

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Shook Historic Events


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Shook Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. James Emerson Shook (b. 1964), American Private 1st Class from Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Shook Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shook Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 November 2016 at 07:27.

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