Olive M. Hooper

9 November 1869–23 December 1939 (Age 70)
Edwardsport, Vigo Township, Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Olive M.

When Olive M. Hooper was born on 9 November 1869, in Edwardsport, Vigo Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, Miles Trenton Hooper, was 23 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bartlett, was 19. She married Hughston Morrow Pendry on 18 February 1888, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Whitman, Washington Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 23 December 1939, in Pullman, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pullman, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Hughston Morrow Pendry
Olive M. Hooper
Marriage: 18 February 1888
James Allen Pendry
Lillie Alice Pendry
Miles William Pendry
May Pendry
Earl Hughston Pendry

Spouse and Children

    Hughston Morrow Pendry



18 February 1888
Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1886 · Coal Mining Town Roslyn Founded

Age 17

Three years after coal deposits were found in the town of Roslyn, it became a booming coal mining town. As word of this got out immigrant workers from Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales moved here to work in the mines  that had opened. Many of the people in this town today are descendants of those immigrants.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 20

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

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)

  • Ollie M Hooper in household of Miles T Hooper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ollie M Pendry in household of Hugh M Pendry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie M Pendry in household of Huston Pendry, "United States Census, 1900"

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