Sarah Ann Hooper

12 May 1808–21 July 1876 (Age 68)
Hamilton Square, Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Hooper was born on 12 May 1808, in Hamilton Square, Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, her father, Thomas Hooper, was 28 and her mother, Abigail Lanning, was 25. She died on 21 July 1876, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hooper
Abigail Lanning
John Lanning Hooper
Moses Hooper
Sarah Ann Hooper
Lanning Hooper
Stephen Hooper
Mary Hooper
Martha Hooper
Thomas Hooper
Mary E Hooper
Ralph H. Hooper

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World Events (8)

Age 4
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
Age 12
On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 22
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

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  • Miscellaneous Early Families Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey

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