James Ellis Hooper

1915–28 December 1968 (Age 53)
Bay View, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of James Ellis

When James Ellis Hooper was born in 1915, his father, Robert H. Hooper, was 47 and his mother, Willie Laura Ramsey, was 43. He married Evelyn Miller on 1 July 1939, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States. He died on 28 December 1968, in Bay View, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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James Ellis Hooper
Evelyn Miller
Marriage: 1 July 1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1939Calhoun, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment
    Age 2
    The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
    Age 16
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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    Sources (5)

    • James Hooper in household of Robert H Hooper, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James Ellis Hooper, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • James Ellis Hooper, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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