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  • Pilgrim Village Families Sketch: John Hooke

    Robert Charles Anderson

    Birth: John Hooke was born about 1607.

    Death: He died in Plymouth Colony in the winter of 1620/1.

    Ship: Mayflower, 1620

    Life in Holland: John Hooke was the son of John and Alice Hooke. His parents have been tentatively identified as the John Hooke and Alice Thompson who married at St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk, on August 9, 1605. After his father’s death, his mother married Henry Gallant as his second wife on June 3, 1617. In January 1619 he was apprenticed to Isaac Allerton for twelve years to learn the trade of tailor.

    Life in New England: John Hooke came as an apprentice to Isaac Allerton but died during the first winter.

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