Flora Eola Hooper

12 September 1904–1990 (Age 85)
Comanche, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Flora Eola

When Flora Eola Hooper was born on 12 September 1904, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Charles Ward Hooper, was 28 and her mother, Ruth Evans, was 18. She married George Glenn Strange on 28 April 1920, in Cotton, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Hastings, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died in 1990, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Glenn Strange
1899–1973
Flora Eola Hooper
1904–1990
Marriage: 28 April 1920
Vera Wynema Strange
1921–2005
Eva Juanita Strange
1923–1994

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1920Cotton, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1907
    Age 3
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1927
    Age 23
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name for a cooper, someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, or a barrel-maker, from Middle English hoper, an agent derivative of hop ‘hoop, band’. Compare Cooper .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cooper

    Story Highlight

    Glenn Strange

    Flora's first husband, Glenn Strange, was a rancher and musician in Texas when they married. In 1930, he moved to Hollywood where he had a career in films. He appeared in many films, mostly westerns …

    Sources (7)

    • Flora Hooper in household of Charles E Hooper, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Flora Eola Hooper, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Flora Collier in entry for Horace Collier, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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