Cannie Cairo Hooper

5 February 1874–24 February 1953 (Age 79)
Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cannie Cairo

When Cannie Cairo Hooper was born on 5 February 1874, in Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev. William Burke Hooper, was 51 and her mother, Susannah Emmaline Slatton, was 41. She lived in Cullowhee Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years. She died on 24 February 1953, in Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. William Burke Hooper
Susannah Emmaline Slatton
Henry Berry Hooper
Margaret Alice Hooper
Hillman Perry Hooper
Josephus Chester Hooper
Varina Leuretta Hooper
Jefferson Beauregard Hooper
Alvin Carter Gillam Hooper
Elizabeth B. Hooper
John William Hooper
Ephraim Manasses Hooper
Mary Martha Hooper
Anna Louise Hooper
Dora Dean Hooper
Cannie Cairo Hooper
Susan Nancy Hooper

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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: occupational name for someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoop ‘hoop’, ‘band’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cosio Hooper in household of William Hooper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cairo Hooper in household of John Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cairo Hooper in household of J T Gribble, "United States Census, 1940"

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