James Allen HOOKS[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1874 - 1947


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  • Born  25 Nov 1874  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Aug 1947  Chatham County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Old Canoochee Cemetery, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • James Allen HOOKS (Nancy Missouri4 Burt, Mary Ann3, Reubin2, Daniel1), a son of Nancy Missouri Burt and Jeremiah Hooks, was born in Emanuel County, Georgia, on 25 November 1874 according to his tombstone inscription. He was recorded as a son, age 6, in his parents' household in the 1880 Emanuel County census.

      He married Alice Nichols in Emanuel County on 13 September 1898. She was born on 3 May 1874.

      James and family moved to Florida prior to 1910. They were recorded in Dania, Dade County, Florida in the 1910 census as follows: J. A. Hooks, head, age 35, married once, married 18 years, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, truck farm, employer, can read and write; Alice, wife, age 35, married once, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, can read and write; James, son, age 10, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, can read and write; Albert, son, age 8, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Alice, daughter, age 6, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Mildred, daughter, age 3, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      The family returned to Emanuel County by 1918 where James registered for the World War I draft on 12 September 1918. His registration card stated that he was born in Summit, Emanuel County, Georgia on 25 November 1875. His occupation was given as a self-employed barber. His post office address was Summit. He listed Mrs. Alice Hooks, wife, of Summit, as his nearest relative. His physical description was noted as being of slender build, with brown eyes and black hair. He signed his name as J. A. Hooks.

      The family was recorded in the 1920 Emanuel County census as follows: James Hooks, head, owned home, age 48, can read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, barber, shop, working on own account; Alyce, wife, age 45, can read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Alyce, daughter, age 16, attended school, can read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; Mildred, daughter, age 13, attended school, can read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Josephine, daughter, age 8, can read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      They had five children:

      i. James Jeremiah HOOKS
      ii. Albert HOOKS
      iii. Alice HOOKS
      iv. Mildred Rebecca HOOKS
      v. Josephine HOOKS

      Alice died on 11 February 1931 in Emanuel County and was buried in Old Canoochee Cemetery, Emanuel County.

      James married second Virginia Stewart. She was born in Georgia about 1909.

      James died on 12 August 1947 in Chatham County, Georgia, and was buried beside Alice at Old Canoochee Cemetery.
    Person ID  I183  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Jan 2014 

    Father  Jeremiah HOOKS,   b. Abt 1838, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1906, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Missouri BURT,   b. 3 Aug 1849, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1926, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Sep 1866  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F40  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Alice NICHOLS,   b. 3 May 1874, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1931, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Sep 1898  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Jeremiah HOOKS,   b. 21 Mar 1899, Summit, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1936, Reeves County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Albert HOOKS,   b. Abt 1902, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Alice HOOKS,   b. 25 Sep 1903, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1980, Augusta, Richmond County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Mildred Rebecca HOOKS,   b. 21 Aug 1908, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1989, Savannah, Chatham County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Josephine HOOKS,   b. 4 Jan 1911, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 2000, Savannah, Chatham County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Oct 2010 
    Family ID  F165  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Virginia STEWART 
    Last Modified  8 Oct 2010 
    Family ID  F166  Group Sheet


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