Carlotta Sue Hooks

Brief Life History of Carlotta Sue

When Carlotta Sue Hooks was born on 24 September 1892, in Mississippi, United States, her father, George Caleb Hooks, was 46 and her mother, Mariah Ann Brown, was 41. She married Robert Lee Skipper on 29 December 1909, in Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Beat 1, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 May 1979, in Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Meridian Memorial Park, Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Skipper
1885–1966
Carlotta Sue Hooks
1892–1979
Marriage: 29 December 1909
Robert L Skipper Jr.
1910–1990
Maude D Skipper
1913–
Mary Katheryn Skipper
1918–1999
Carlotta Sue Skipper
1921–2005
Annie Frances Skipper
1923–2001
Sara J Skipper
1926–

Sources (11)

  • Lottie Scipper in household of Mariah A Hooks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charlotte Sue Hooks Skipper, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Carlotta Sue Hooks in entry for Gilbert Miller and Sue Miller, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): post-medieval variant of Hook , with excrescent -s, or else a topographic name for someone residing at or near some bends in a river or track, from the plural of Middle English hok ‘hook’; see Hook 1. This surname is also established in northern Ireland (Armagh and Down).

Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Hoeks, a genitivized form of Hoek .

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

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