Asa Newton Hooper

1830–before 1880 (Age 50)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Asa Newton

When Asa Newton Hooper was born in 1830, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Asa William Hooper, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Brown, was 30. He married Mary Francis Garrett in 1851, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States in 1870. He died before 1880, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Asa Newton Hooper
Mary Francis Garrett
Marriage: 1851
Harry D Hooper
Lula Elizabeth Hooper
Tennie Watkins Hooper
Marrasa Hooper
John B. Hooper
Ada Hooper
Anna Hooper
Molly Hooper
George Edgar Hooper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1851Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 0
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 5
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    Age 16
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    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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    Sources (6)

    • N B Hooper, "United States Census, 1870"
    • H B Hooper in entry for Ada H Hill, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
    • Asa N Hooper in household of A W Hooper, "United States Census, 1850"

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