Julius Dwight Hooker

1 December 1840–1924 (Age 83)
Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Julius Dwight

When Julius Dwight Hooker was born on 1 December 1840, in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Aretas Hooker, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Whitmore Kent, was 25. He married Hannah Jane Livermore on 27 September 1865, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1924, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Julius Dwight Hooker
1840–1924
Hannah Jane Livermore
1847–1914
Marriage: 27 September 1865
Arthur J. Hooker
1866–1907
Louis Walter Hooker
1877–1944
Lillian E. Hooker
1882–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1865
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 23

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southeastern): variant of Hook (in the occupational or topographic and habitational senses), with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julius B Hooker in household of Aretas Hooker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Julius B Hooker in household of Areatus Hooker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julius D Hooker in household of Aretas Hooker, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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