Maude Sarah Hooker

Female1 July 1906–20 May 1985

Brief Life History of Maude Sarah

When Maude Sarah Hooker was born on 1 July 1906, in Delaware, Iowa, United States, her father, Rivorous D Hooker, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Wendel, was 29. She married Myron David Allen on 18 February 1928, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 20 May 1985, in Strawberry Point, Clayton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Manchester, Delaware, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Myron David Allen
1907–1976
Maude Sarah Hooker
1906–1985
Marriage: 18 February 1928
Richard David Allen
1929–2003
Nancy Lee Allen
1937–
Elizabeth Kay Allen
1931–1988

Sources (18)

  • Maude Hooker, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Maude Hooker, "Iowa, Birth and Stillbirth Records, 1921-1947"
  • Maude S. Hooker, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1928Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 7

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    1927

    Age 21

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern):

    occupational name for a hook maker, from Middle English, Old English hōcere, possibly also used for an agricultural laborer who used hooks. In some cases the name may have become Hocker .

    topographic name for a ‘dweller by a hill spur or bend’, from Middle English hoke ‘hook, river bend, hill spur’ + -er (see Hook 1).

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

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