Hooper

Name origin: From Saxon word hoppere, a dancer. The surname first used in Eng., 1275. William Hooper in that year possessing land in Dorsetshire, Eng.

John Hooper

b.1543; s/o parents ukn
d.May 28, 1605
m.Nov. 6, 1568 at East Corker, Somerset, England; Agnes Williams
b.1547
d.March 19, 1635

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alice Hooper b.abt.1570
  2. Joane Hooper b.abt.1572
  3. Anthony Hooper b.abt.1574
  4. Francis Hooper b.May 16, 1577
  5. C[G]yles Hooper b.abt.1579
  6. Edward Hooper b.abt.1580

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Francis Hooper

b.May 16, 1577 England; s/o John Hooper and Agnes Williams
m.Elizabeth _____
b.1589 England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Francis Hooper b.May 11, 1611

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Francis Hooper

b.May 11, 1611 East Coker, England; s/o Francis and Elizabeth Hooper
m.Nov. 21, 1642; Julian Holwaye

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Hooper b.March 6, 1642 d.Nov. 8, 1679
  2. John Hooper b.March 6, 1642
  3. Mary Hooper b.Sept. 15, 1646 d.Sept. 15, 1646
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William Hooper

b.March 6, 1642 East Coker, Somersetshire, England; s/o Francis Hooper and Julian Holwaye
d.Nov. 8, 1679 at Sea
m.(1)Elizabeth Marshall
b.Jan. 22, 1649 at Beverly, MA
m.(2)Ruth _______

CHILDREN of William and Elizabeth included:

  1. Sarah Hooper b.Dec. 7, 1650 Reading or Lynn, MA m.(1) June 1670 Adam Hawkes who d. March 13, 1671 m.(2)Jan. 9, 1672 at Andover, MA Samuel Wardwell
  2. William Hooper b.1673 d.May 20, 1712
  3. Edward Hooper b.Dec. 13, 1678
  4. Dorothie Hooper b.Aug. 4, 1680 d.June 4, 1718

RE History and Genealogy of the Malcolm Family... by Malcolm 1950: "William was age 18 on arrival in 1635. In 1669 & 1679 his wife was Ruth _____. He was a weaver. Fought Indians in 1675. On list of original members of First Church, Reading with wife Elizabeth."

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