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.
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 .