Hazel Clare Hope

23 February 1895–17 January 1985 (Age 89)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of Hazel Clare

When Hazel Clare Hope was born on 23 February 1895, in Navarro, Texas, United States, her father, James Henry Hope, was 29 and her mother, Lula Elizabeth Dorsey, was 23. She married John Calvin Wooldridge on 5 February 1914, in Hill, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 2, Hill, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 January 1985, in Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Itasca, Hill, Texas, United States.

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John Calvin Wooldridge
Hazel Clare Hope
Marriage: 5 February 1914
Royal A Ferris Wooldridge

Spouse and Children

5 February 1914
Hill, Texas, United States


    Royal A Ferris Wooldridge


Parents and Siblings



    Katie Viola Hope




    John Gordon Hope


    Mable Hope


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small, enclosed valley, Middle English hop(e), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Clwyd, Devon, Herefordshire, Kent, Sussex, and elsewhere. The surname is most common in Scotland and northern England, and it is also established in Ireland.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, so named from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Wooldridge in household of John C Wooldridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harel Hope in household of Henry Hope, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hazel Wialdridge in household of John C Wialdridge, "United States Census, 1940"

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