Abraham Hooper

12 March 1783–7 June 1842 (Age 59)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Hooper was born on 12 March 1783, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Hooper, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 23. He married Sarah Fitzpatrick on 7 January 1806, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 7 June 1842, in Bicknell, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Bicknell, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hooper
Sarah Fitzpatrick
Marriage: 7 January 1806
Elizabeth Hooper
Ellen Hooper
Dorothy Hooper
Martha Hooper
Rebecca Hooper
John D. Hooper
Sarah Hooper
James Hooper

Spouse and Children

7 January 1806
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 6

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 16

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoop ‘hoop’, ‘band’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Hooper, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Wheeler Amos, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Abraham Hooper, "United States Census, 1810"

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