Zelphia Hooker

21 November 1875–9 January 1947 (Age 71)
Big Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Zelphia

When Zelphia Hooker was born on 21 November 1875, in Big Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Hooker, was 49 and her mother, Emaline "Emily" Hacker, was 41. She died on 9 January 1947, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71.

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Robert Jackson Livesay
1869–1959
Zelphia Hooker
1875–1947

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 17
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 21
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (southeastern):occupational name for a hook maker, from Middle English, Old English hōcere, possibly also used for an agricultural laborer who used hooks. In some cases the name may have become Hocker .topographic name for a ‘dweller by a hill spur or bend’, from Middle English hoke ‘hook, river bend, hill spur’ + -er (see Hook 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Hocker

Sources (1)

  • Zilphy Hooker in household of James Hooker, "United States Census, 1880"

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