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George Hook

Birth
Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Oct 1820 (aged 46–47)
Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Sterlington, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 68239420 · View Source
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Born circa 1773 in Berkley County Virginia (Now Berkley County, WV) to Benedict Hook and Peggy Linder. He married Maria or Mary "Polly" Morrison February 26, 1798 in Ouachita Parish. The marriage was performed by Jean Baptiste Filhiol, Commandant of Fort Miro. George lived along the Bayou Bartholomew and owned many vast tracts of land in the area. He served as Ouachita Parish Sheriff in the early 1800's. He and Polly were the parents of Elizabeth Ann Lyle Hook and Jane Hook.
After Polly died in 1804, he married the widow of Andrew Morhouse, Eleanor Hook Morhouse (May 7, 1814, Ouachita Parish). They were the parents of Laura Elizabeth Hook, Julia Hook and George J. Hook. George Sr. died October 31, 1820 in Ouachita Parish and was buried in the Bartholomew Cemetery near his first wife. After his death, his widow Eleanor, married widower Thomas Grayson in 1834 and is buried at the foot of his grave in the Grayson Cemetery, Caldwell Parish.
The headstone was recorded in the 1950s by Mrs. H. Flood Madison for the DAR's "Louisiana Tombstone Inscriptions" series, Vol. 6, Page 146.


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  • Created by: Lora Peppers
  • Added: 11 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68239420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Hook (1773–31 Oct 1820), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68239420, citing Bartholomew Cemetery, Sterlington, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Lora Peppers (contributor 46565786) .