Virgil Martin VanHook

Male 1875 - 1961


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  • Born  10 Aug 1875  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Mar 1961  Fresno, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Martin VanHook,   b. 7 Jun 1844, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1877 
    Mother  Lucy J. McLain,   b. Abt 1852, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1885 
    Family 1  Bertha Jane Hall,   b. Oct 1875, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1937, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Nov 1895  Klickitat, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 1900 US Census - Dist 208, Arlington, Snohomish Co., WA
      V.M. VanHook, 24, Aug 1875, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. MO
      B.J. VanHook, 24, Oct 1875, b. OR, parents b. England
      V.A. VanHook, 3, Aug 1896, son, b. WA

      1910 US Census - Salinas Ward 2, Monterey Co., CA
      (note: census index surname looks like "Vanhoalt")
      Virgil M. VanHook, 34, b. IA, married once, married 4 years,
      father b. IL, mother b. MO, barber
      Roomer in home of James and Leana Bardin

      1910 US Census - Dist 117, Goldendale, Klickitat Co., WA
      Bertha VanHook, 34, divorced, b. OR, mother of 4 children, 3 living
      Arthur VanHook, 14, b. WA
      Mary VanHook, 9, b. WA
      Philip VanHook, 6, b. WA

      1920 US Census - Dist 324, Los Angeles Assem Dist 72, Los Angeles Co., CA
      (note: census record lists Bertha as "widow", but she and Virgil were divorced and he had moved to Salinas, CA, and remarried)
      Bertha VanHook, 43, widow, b. WA
      Arthur VanHook, 23, b. WA
      Philip VanHook, 17, b. WA
      Mary S. VanHook, 19, b. WA

      1930 United States Federal Census - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
      Bertha J Van Hook 54
      Phillip C Van Hook 27

      California, Death Index, 1905-1939
      Name: Bertha J Vanhook
      Birth Year: abt 1876
      Death Date: 9 Jan 1937
      Age at Death: 61
      Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
    Children 
     1. Arthur Virgil VanHook,   b. 22 Aug 1896, Snohomish, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1972, Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Marceline VanHook,   b. 4 Apr 1901, Arlington, Snohomish, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1958, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Philip Carwell VanHook,   b. 1 Dec 1902, Goldendale, Klickitat, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1986, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  27 Aug 2015 
    Family ID  F2938  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mae Frances Martin,   b. 3 Nov 1893, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1961, Stanislaus, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Apr 1912  Hollister, San Benito, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8D3-GYC : accessed 28 August 2015), Virgie M Van Hook and Mae Frances Martus, 04 Apr 1912; citing , California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,908,422.
      Name Virgil M Van Hook
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 04 Apr 1912
      Event Place , California, United States
      Gender Male
      Age 31
      Birth Year (Estimated) 1881
      Spouse's Name Mae Frances Martin
      Spouse's Age 21
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1891
      Page 295

      1920 US Census - Dist 5, Salinas, Monterey Co., CA
      Virgil VanHook, 43, b. IA, barber, parents born IA
      Mary VanHook, 30, b. CA

      1930 US Census - Dist 3, Salinas, Monterey Co., CA
      Mary VanHook, 39, b. CA, lodger, divorced

      1930 US Census - Dist 2, Salinas, Monterey Co., CA
      Vincent M. VanHook, 54, b. IA, lodger, widowed, barber in hotel
    Last Modified  27 Aug 2015 
    Family ID  F2937  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
      Name: Virgil Martin Vanhook
      SSN: 549409737
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 10 Aug 1875
      Birth Place: Waterloo, Iowa
      Father Name: Martin Vanhook
      Mother Name: Lucy J McLain
      Type of Claim: Original SSN.
      Notes: Apr 1948: Name listed as VIRGIL MARTIN VANHOOK

      "An illustrated history of Klickitat, Yakima and Kittitas counties; with an outline of the early history of the state of Washington"
      page 136 - barber shops in Goldendale - "Southern & Van Hook"
      page 138 - Ancient Order of United Workmen, Goldendale Lodge #21 - "V.M. Van Hook" is listed as one of the present officers

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Virgil Martin Vanhook
      City: Not Stated
      County: Monterey
      State: California
      Birth Date: 10 Aug 1875
      Race: White
      Roll: 1531205
      DraftBoard: 0
      nearest relative: Mary Francis VanHook

      Monterey County, CA Voter Registrations
      1928 to 1938
      Salinas, Virgil M. VanHook, Democrat, Barber

      California Death Index, 1940-1997
      Name: Virgil M Vanhook
      Sex: MALE
      Birth Date: 10 Aug 1875
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Death Date: 21 Mar 1961
      Death Place: Fresno