Esther " Hetty" Loper

23 June 1815–29 November 1883 (Age 68)
Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Esther " Hetty"

When Esther " Hetty" Loper was born on 23 June 1815, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Loper, was 27 and her mother, Isabella McCracken, was 22. She married John Hoopes on 5 May 1842, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 November 1883, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Beallsville, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hoopes
Esther " Hetty" Loper
Marriage: 5 May 1842
William Garrett Hoopes
Ellis Hoopes
Osburn Hoops
Isabel Hoopes
George Washington Hoopes Sr
Alonzo L Hoopes
William E Hoopes
Mary Almira Hoopes
John M Hoopes
Albert M Hoopes
Lola Josephine Hoopes

Spouse and Children

5 May 1842
Belmont, Ohio, United States


    William Garrett Hoopes


    Isabel Hoopes


    George Washington Hoopes Sr


    Alonzo L Hoopes


    Ellis Hoopes


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Loper


    Isabella McCracken




    Abraham C. Loper


    Joseph Loper



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ester Hoops in household of John Hoops, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Hoops im Haushalt von John Hoops, „United States Census, 1860“
  • Esther Hoops in household of John Hoops, "United States Census, 1880"

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