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HOOPER William

Male 1729 - 1773  (43 years)Deceased


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  • Name  HOOPER William  [1, 2, 3
    Born  19 Nov 1729  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Military  1754  [5
    • William was a sergeant in Captain John Johnson's company of Col. John Winslow's regiment, serving from Apr. 23 to Nov. 8, 1754 "for the defence of the Eastern frontiers."
    Occupation  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    iron-worker; maker of hollow iron ware 
    • William leased the old furnace that stood on Swift's Hill.
    Died  10 May 1773  [5
    Age  43 years 
    Buried  Y  [5
    • From Hooper Genealogy, p. 24:

      The story has come down in the family that on the day of his funeral the coffin was placed out of doors, under an apple tree (according to a common custom of the time); the tree being full of blossoms and stirred by a gentle breeze, the white and pink petals covered the whole with a beautiful mantle.
    Person ID  I10849  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2012 

    Father  HOOPER William,   b. 26 Dec 1701, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1755  Age: 53 years 
    Mother  THOMAS Lois,   b. 7 Sep 1707, Middleboro, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1756, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 49 years 
    Married  30 Jan 1727/28 
    Family ID  F3858  Group Sheet

    Family 1  CAREY Susannah,   b. 5 Sep 1725, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1795  Age: 70 years 
    Married  28 Nov 1761  [5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. HOOPER William,   b. 13 Oct 1763, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. HOOPER Isaac,   b. 18 Jul 1766, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1775  Age: 9 years
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F9627  Group Sheet

    Family 2  TILSON Polly,   b. 28 Oct 1762, Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1850  Age: 87 years 
    Married  5 Mar 1794  [8
    Last Modified  12 Nov 2011 
    Family ID  F4056  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1729 - Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 195. (Reliability: 3), 12 Nov 2011.

    2. [S49] Vital Records of Bridgewater, MA to 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, (Boston, MA: n.p., 1916.), Vol. 1: p. 70, 165. (Reliability: 3), 18 Nov 2011.

    3. [S50] Hooper Genealogy, Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, (Boston, MA: Charles H. Pope, 1908.), p. 16, 24. (Reliability: 3), 20 Nov 2011.

    4. [S49] Vital Records of Bridgewater, MA to 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, (Boston, MA: n.p., 1916.), Vol. 1: p. 165. (Reliability: 3), 18 Nov 2011.

    5. [S50] Hooper Genealogy, Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, (Boston, MA: Charles H. Pope, 1908.), p. 24. (Reliability: 3), 20 Nov 2011.

    6. [S51] History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Nahum Mitchell, (Boston, MA: Kidder & Wright, 1840.), p. 196. (Reliability: 3), 12 Nov 2011.

    7. [S49] Vital Records of Bridgewater, MA to 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, (Boston, MA: n.p., 1916.), Vol. 1: p. 70, 163, 165. (Reliability: 3), 18 Nov 2011.

    8. [S50] Hooper Genealogy, Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, (Boston, MA: Charles H. Pope, 1908.), 37. (Reliability: 3), 2 Mar 2009.