Mary A Hooks

6 October 1840–13 July 1896 (Age 55)
Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary A

When Mary A Hooks was born on 6 October 1840, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Washington Hooks, was 25 and her mother, Patience Howell, was 19. She married John William Newman about 1867, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nahunta, Wayne, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 13 July 1896, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Fremont, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Newman
Mary A Hooks
Marriage: about 1867
Alice Newman
George William Newman
Sarah Patience Newman
Benjamin Franklin Newman
Diana Estelle Newman

Spouse and Children

    John William Newman



about 1867
Wayne, North Carolina, United States


    Alice Newman


    George William Newman


    Sarah Patience Newman


    Benjamin Franklin Newman



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 13

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 22

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hook , either in the topographic sense or a patronymic from the nickname. This surname is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hooks in household of Washington Hooks, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Newman in household of John Newman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary A. Hooks Newman, "Find A Grave Index"

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