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HOOPER William

Male Abt 1617 - 1678  (~ 61 years)Deceased


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  • Name  HOOPER William  [1
    Born  Abt 1617  Reading, , Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  13 Jul 1635  [1
    • He left London on this date aboard the James, at the age of 18.
    Occupation  1648  Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    weaver 
    Freeman  10 May 1648  Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Will  5 Aug 1678  [2
    • Transcription:

      THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF WILLIAM HOOPER of Reading, made the ffift day of August. 1678 being in perfect Memory.

      FFirst I give my soule to god whoe gave it to mee, and my body to dust: from whence it came.

      It. I give halfe my land, upland and Meddow ground to my wife during her life and the other halfe of my land and Meddow. I give to my son William and his heirs for ever: And my will is, That hee shall improve it all. And his mother to have halfe the profitt during her life, and at her decease: hee my son William to have all my land and Meddow and Cattle: And to pay to my six children that are unmarryed ffive pounds apiece, as they shall come to age: But hee shall not pay any for two yeers after my decease. And my Will is that my two younger sons shalbe with their mother and my son William till they bee ffifteene years of age to be helpfull to them And then my Will is That they may be sett to some Trade. And if either of them have amind to bee a weaver, Then I doe will to him to have my Loomes, and all my Tackling to them. Any my household stuffe, I give it all to my wife to bee at her owne dispose. But if my wife should marry, All my lands and Cattle shalbe my son Williams, only hte household goods: to bee my wifes, as is willed before as witnesse my hand.

      the marke of
      William W hooper
      X

      Witnessed by
      Thomas Marshall
      John Severne
      Thomas Bancroft

      And my will is that my brother Captayne Marshall, and my Cousine Ensigne Bancroft shalbe my overseers to this will as above-said

      17.4.79
      All of the ye abovenamed witnesses took oath to this writing as signed by Wm. Hooper. P.D.R.


      An inventory of his belongings followed.
    Died  5 Dec 1678  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age  ~ 61 years 
    Person ID  I4385  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  13 Nov 2011 

    Family 1  MARSHALL Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1628,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Y  [1
    Children 
     1. HOOPER Mary,   b. 24 Nov 1647,   d. 1697  Age: 49 years
     2. HOOPER James,   b. 1649,   d. 1649  Age: 0 years
     3. HOOPER Sarah,   b. 7 Dec 1650,   d. Between 30 Jun 1703 and 19 Feb 1712  Age: 52 years
     4. HOOPER Ruth,   b. 15 Apr 1652,   d. 15 Apr 1653  Age: 1 years
     5. HOOPER Ruth,   b. Abt 15 Apr 1653,   d. 1 Dec 1715  Age: ~ 62 years
     6. HOOPER Rebeckah,   b. 26 Oct 1656,   d. 21 Nov 1688  Age: 32 years
     7. HOOPER William,   b. 3 Nov 1658, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1692  Age: 33 years
     8. HOOPER Hannah,   b. 31 Mar 1662,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. HOOPER Elizabeth,   b. 20 Aug 1665,   d. 3 Jan 1698/99  Age: 33 years
     10. HOOPER Thomas,   b. 2 Apr 1668, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. HOOPER John,   b. 5 Jul 1670, , , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1708/09  Age: 38 years
    Last Modified  13 Nov 2011 
    Family ID  F1573  Group Sheet

    Family 2  ? Ruth,   b. Abt 1620,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1664  [1
    Last Modified  13 Nov 2011 
    Family ID  F3806  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1617 - Reading, , Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - weaver - 1648 - Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 10 May 1648 - Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 1678 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Hooper Genealogy, Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, (Boston, MA: Charles H. Pope, 1908.), p. 1. (Reliability: 3), 13 Nov 2011.

    2. [S50] Hooper Genealogy, Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, (Boston, MA: Charles H. Pope, 1908.), p. 2. (Reliability: 3), 13 Nov 2011.