Albert Galington VanHook[1, 2, 3]

Male 1829 - 1907


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  • Born  12 Jun 1829  Caswell, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 May 1907  Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried  Clarks Chapel Cemetery, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Isaac VanHook,   b. 2 Apr 1791,   d. 27 Jul 1849, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret (Peggy) Comer,   b. 12 Mar 1798, Person, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1883, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Sophia Clarinda Russell,   b. 1 Feb 1830,   d. 29 Dec 1901, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Sep 1856  Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Charles Bedford VanHook,   b. 9 Dec 1857, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1902, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carey Walter (Or William) VanHook,   b. 30 Dec 1859, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1936, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlotte Elnora VanHook,   b. 22 Feb 1862, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1950, Franklin, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Suffrage Adelia VanHook,   b. 3 May 1864, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1939, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Edgar Alonzo VanHook,   b. 7 Sep 1868, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1939, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Isaac Harvey VanHook,   b. 21 Dec 1870, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1952, Fairbanks, AK Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Robert Anderson VanHook,   b. 3 Apr 1873, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1933, Macon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F2192  Group Sheet

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    Albert Galington VanHook (1829-1907)
    Albert Galington VanHook (1829-1907)

  • Notes 
    • Probably named for Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (January 29, 1761 - August 12, 1849), a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, politician, diplomat, congressman, and the longest-serving United States Secretary of the Treasury. In 1831, he founded the University of the City of New York.

      Supposedly Albert Galington VanHook also had an illegitimate son - Charles McDowell of Franklin, NC, born 9 May 1863

      VAN HOOK, Albert G., Cpl., Co. C, 7th Battalion NC Cavalry, CSA; Cpl., 2nd Co. G, 65th Regt. NC Troops (6th Regt. NC Cavalry), CSA

      Civil War Veteran, enlisted in Confederate Army July 8, 1862 as private. Comp. C, 7th Bat., NC Calvary. Later appointed Corporal. In Jan/Feb. 63 transferred to 65th reg., 2nd comp. G. Asked for a furlough but denied then deserted Feb. 2, 1864. (Likely due to hardship at home which was a common reason for desertion).

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] "Genealogical Update", Kathy VanHook Hayes, (The VanHook Register 3 (July 1996): 1).

    2. [S45] Good Correspondence, (Barbara Good (BWGood@aol.com)).

    3. [S23] The VanHook Family of Macon County, N.C., Kathy VanHook Hayes, (Clayton, GA: Kathy VanHook Hayes, 1996), 21-22 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S7] The VanHooks and Allied Families, Bernice Keister, (New York: American Historical Company, 1957), 153 (Reliability: 3).
      From Raleigh Register

    5. [S23] The VanHook Family of Macon County, N.C., Kathy VanHook Hayes, (Clayton, GA: Kathy VanHook Hayes, 1996), 23 (Reliability: 3).
      From the Isaac family Bible

    6. [S7] The VanHooks and Allied Families, Bernice Keister, (New York: American Historical Company, 1957), 153 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S23] The VanHook Family of Macon County, N.C., Kathy VanHook Hayes, (Clayton, GA: Kathy VanHook Hayes, 1996), 32 (Reliability: 3).