Arthur M. Hooker

28 December 1846–17 January 1920 (Age 73)
Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arthur M.

When Arthur M. Hooker was born on 28 December 1846, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Darwin W. Hooker, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Trowbridge, was 41. He married Phoebe Leonard on 17 May 1866, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 17 January 1920, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wayland, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur M. Hooker
1846–1920
Phoebe Leonard
1848–1881
Marriage: 17 May 1866
Charles Fremont Hooker
1867–1944
Leonard Arthur Hooker
1872–1966

Spouse and Children

    Male1846–1920Male

    Phoebe Leonard

    Female1848–1881Female

MARRIAGE
17 May 1866
Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 1

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Arthur Hooker in household of Darwin Hooker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arthur Hooker in household of Darwin W Hooker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arthur M Hooker in household of Domenic Hooker, "United States Census, 1870"

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