Robert Richard Hooper

Male3 January 1858–4 March 1936

Brief Life History of Robert Richard

When Robert Richard Hooper was born on 3 January 1858, in Fodder Creek, Towns, Georgia, United States, his father, Jonathan Hooper, was 38 and his mother, Lucinda Barrett, was 30. He married Lou Gene Hunter in 1878, in Byers, Hall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 918, Towns, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Brasstown, Towns, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 4 March 1936, in Young Harris, Towns, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Towns, Georgia, United States.

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Robert Richard Hooper
Lou Gene Hunter
Marriage: 1878
Martha Jane Hooper
Vallie Jo Hooper
Grover Curnel Hooper
Mary Elizabeth Hooper
Edith Hooper
Oscar P. Hooper
Child Hooper

Sources (17)

  • Robert Hoopper in household of Jonathan Hoopper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert R Hooper, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"
  • R R Hooper, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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  • Marriage
    1878Byers, Hall, Georgia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name for a cooper, someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, or a barrel-maker, from Middle English hoper, an agent derivative of hop ‘hoop, band’. Compare Cooper .

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

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