George Hooper Blood

Male21 June 1879–3 March 1938

Brief Life History of George Hooper

When George Hooper Blood was born on 21 June 1879, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, William Blood, was 39 and his mother, Jane Wilkie Hooper, was 34. He married Edith Larkins on 24 June 1903, in Davis, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 3 March 1938, in Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hooper Blood
Edith Larkins
Marriage: 24 June 1903
Vaiola Larkins Blood
Erma L Blood
George Hooper Blood
Mildred Larkins Blood
Beulah Larkins Blood

Sources (35)

  • Geo H Blood in entry for George Hooper Blood, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • George Hooper Blood, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Geo H Blood in entry for John Lester Emmett and Erma Lark Or Erma Larkins Blood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1903Davis, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Worm Creek Name Changed to Preston

    Age 2

    On May 14, 1881, a meeting was held at the schoolhouse to discuss a new name for the settlement as leaders in Salt Lake City disapproved of the name of Worm Creek Ward. Bishop Porter’s wife suggested the name Preston, after William B. Preston, who was president of the LDS Cache Stake at the time. Those in attendance approved and the name of the ward and community was thus changed to Preston.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 17

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a blood-letter, based on the Middle English verb bloden ‘to let blood’. The usual Middle English terms for this occupation were bloodletter or blooder.

    English: possibly also a nickname from Middle English blode ‘blood’, used as an oath (short for God's blood) but also as a term of address for a blood relative, as in: ‘Now beth nought wroth, my blode, my nece’ (Chaucer). It could also mean ‘child, near relative’ and ‘someone as dear to one as one's own offspring’.

    Irish (of English origin): According to MacLysaght, the Irish family of this name came to Ireland (Clare) in the 16th century from Derbyshire, where they were originally called by the Welsh surname ap Llwyd (see Lloyd), but the Welsh origin is dubious, and it is more likely that the surname is derived from 1 or 2 above.

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

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