Willie Inez Hooser

7 September 1897–23 October 1976 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of Willie Inez

When Willie Inez Hooser was born on 7 September 1897, in Texas, United States, her father, James William Hooser, was 37 and her mother, Patience Idella Westbrook, was 33. She married Edwin Rass Sheffield on 10 August 1918, in Navarro, Texas, United States. She lived in Desdemona, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 5, Duval, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1976, in Weslaco, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Rass Sheffield
Willie Inez Hooser
Marriage: 10 August 1918

Spouse and Children

10 August 1918
Navarro, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings




    James F Hooser


    Jodie Alma Hooser


    Susie Lee Hooser



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

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".
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Hosier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie Sheffield in household of Edwin R Sheffield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie I Sheffield in household of Rass E Sheffield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin R Sheffield, "United States Census, 1940"

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