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Shook Surname History


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Early Origins of the Shook family


The surname Shook was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Shook family


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Shook Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuh, Schuck, Shuh, Schuch, Shook, Schug, Schewe, Schugh, Schuhman, Schumann, Schuckman, Schuckmann, Schumaker, Schoemaker, Shoemaker, Schumacher, Schuhmacher, Shoo, Schoo and many more.

Early Notables of the Shook family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shook family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Christn Shook, aged 48, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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 settled in Ohio in 1842
  • John Shook, who settled in 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

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
  • John H. Shook, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1895
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Shook family



Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. James Emerson Shook (b. 1964), American Private 1st Class from Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA who died in the crash [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ American War Memorials - Flight 1285. (Retrieved 2016, August 24) . Retrieved from http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=317&MemID=550

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