Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes1

b. 29 August 1809
Father*Reverend Abiel Holmes2
Mother*Sarah Wendell2 b. 1 Jan 1769
Birth*29 August 1809Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes was born on 29 August 1809. He was his parents' fourth child.2
Marriage*He married Amelia Lee Jackson.3
Occupation*He became well known as a poet, physician, and essayist.2,1

Family

Amelia Lee Jackson
Child1.Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.1 b. 8 Mar 1841

Citations

  1. [S932] Harold Milton Ellis Ph. D., "Joseph Dennie and His Circle: a Study in American Literature from 1792 to 1812", Bulletin of the University of Texas 40 (15 Jul 1915): Chapter I, pages 9-16. Hereinafter cited as "Joseph Dennie and His Circle."
  2. [S940] James Rindge Stanwood, The Direct Ancestry of the Late Jacob Wendell, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with a Prefatory Sketch of the Early Dutch Settlement of the Province of New Netherland, 1614-1664, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: David Clapp & Son, 1882), pages 17-27. Hereinafter cited as The Late Jacob Wendell.
  3. [S225] Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, online at www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia Encyclopedia.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.1

b. 8 March 1841
Father*Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes1 b. 29 Aug 1809
Mother*Amelia Lee Jackson2
Birth*8 March 1841Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was born on 8 March 1841 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.2
Occupation*1902He was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932.3,1,2

Citations

  1. [S932] Harold Milton Ellis Ph. D., "Joseph Dennie and His Circle: a Study in American Literature from 1792 to 1812", Bulletin of the University of Texas 40 (15 Jul 1915): Chapter I, pages 9-16. Hereinafter cited as "Joseph Dennie and His Circle."
  2. [S225] Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, online at www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia Encyclopedia.
  3. [S940] James Rindge Stanwood, The Direct Ancestry of the Late Jacob Wendell, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with a Prefatory Sketch of the Early Dutch Settlement of the Province of New Netherland, 1614-1664, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: David Clapp & Son, 1882), pages 17-27. Hereinafter cited as The Late Jacob Wendell.

Joanna Hooker1,2,3

b. 12 April 1612, d. 14 August 1691
Father*Robert Hooker1
Mother*Margaret Topley1 b. 21 Jul 1577
Baptism*12 April 1612Joanna Hooker was baptized on 12 April 1612 in Lenham, Kent County, England.1
Marriage*16 February 1628/29She married John Borden of Cranbrooke, son of Matthew Borden and Joan ______, on 16 February 1628/29 in Lenham, Kent County.1
Immigration*12 May 1635At age 28, according to a certificate of conformity dated 12 May 1635 from the minister of Benenden, Kent County, John Borden, his wife Joanna, recorded as "Joan", age 23 and their two children, Matthew Borden age 5 and Elizabeth Borden age 3, were preparing to sail to America. The family arrived in their new country sometime that same year on the ship Elizabeth and Anne.4
(Wife) DeathJoanna became a widow when John Borden died soon after the family's arrival in America.4
Marriage*before 1639She married John Gay before 1639 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony.5,6,7,8,9
(Wife) Death4 March 1688Joanna became a widow when John Gay died on 4 March 1688.10,11
Estate*17 December 1689Joanna's husband left a will dated 18 December 1686 and proved on 17 December 1689 in Suffolk County. Joanna and the couple's son John were named as executors of the estate which the inventory valued at £91 5s 8d.10
Death*14 August 1691She died on 14 August 1691 in Dedham at age 79.10,11

Family 1

John Borden b. 22 Feb 1606/7
Children1.Matthew Borden1 b. 24 Feb 1629/30
2.Elizabeth Borden+1 b. 15 Feb 1631/32
3.John Borden4 b. 24 Jun 1635, d. b 10 Apr 1684

Family 2

John Gay d. 4 Mar 1688
Children1.Samuel Gay10 b. 10 Mar 1639, d. 15 Apr 1718
2.Hezekiah Gay10 b. 3 Jul 1640, d. 28 Nov 1669
3.Nathaniel Gay+10 b. 11 Jan 1642/43, d. 20 Feb 1711/12
4.Joanna Gay+10 b. 23 Mar 1644/45, d. 26 Oct 1708
5.Eleazer Gay+12 b. 25 Jun 1647, d. 13 Apr 1726
6.Abiel Gay+10 b. 23 Apr 1649, d. 17 Jun 1718
7.Judith Gay10 b. 23 Apr 1649, d. 19 Nov 1718
8.John Gay+10 b. 6 May 1651, d. 19 Nov 1731
9.Jonathan Gay10 b. 1 Aug 1653, d. 12 Jul 1713
10.Hannah Gay1 b. 16 Oct 1656, d. 26 Jan 1660/61

Citations

  1. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."
  2. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation One, pages 1-7. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  3. [S1244] John Henry Edmonds, "Frederick Lewis Gay, A.B.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 71, pages 99-105 (April 1917). Hereinafter cited as "Frederick Lewis Gay, A.B."
  4. [S1247] Robert C. Anderson, "A Note on the Gay-Borden Families in Early New England", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 130, pages 35-59 (January 1976). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines previously published conflicting information and guides the reader to a much more accurate understanding of the integrated families of John Borden and John Gay of Dedham. Hereinafter cited as "The Gay-Borden Families in Early New England."
  5. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation One, pages 1-7, her surname presented as "Baldwick" with no mention of a prior marriage.
  6. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 35, stating a first marriage to John "Balden" and a second to John Gay. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  7. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 297, the place of their marriage written as Watertown/Dedham and her surname as "?Balden/?Baldwick."
  8. [S1244] John Henry Edmonds, "Frederick Lewis Gay, A.B.", stating Joanna was said to have been a Widow "Baldwicke."
  9. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879): noting that Joanna, according to family tradition, was thought to have been "widow Baldwicke" before her marriage to John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  10. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  11. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 21. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  12. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Two, pages 9-13.

Robert Hooker1

Marriage*5 December 1608He married, as her second husband, Margaret (Topley) Packenham of Lenham, widow, daughter of Richard Topley, on 5 December 1608 in Harrietsham.1

Family

Margaret Topley b. 21 Jul 1577
Child1.Joanna Hooker+1 b. 12 Apr 1612, d. 14 Aug 1691

Citations

  1. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

Abiel Hooper1

b. 1740
Father*James Hooper1 b. 4 May 1708, d. 30 Jun 1784
Mother*Mary Johnson1 b. 18 Jun 1716, d. 28 Dec 1757
Birth*1740Abiel Hooper was born in 17401
Death* and died young.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Abigail Hooper1

b. 6 February 1791, d. 6 December 1876
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Luther Hooper1 b. 20 Feb 1745/46, d. 11 May 1831
Mother*Phebe Washburn1 b. 1761, d. 7 Feb 1827
Birth*6 February 1791Abigail Hooper was born on 6 February 1791 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2
Marriage*30 November 1809She married Aberdeen Wilbor, son of Deacon Isaac Wilbor and Susanna Leach, on 30 November 1809 possibly in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,3
Children*Abigail and Aberdeen Wilbor had twelve children, 6 sons and 6 daughters.1
(Wife) Death21 January 1839Abigail became a widow when Aberdeen Wilbor died on 21 January 1839.4
Death*6 December 1876She died on 6 December 1876 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, at age 85.1

Family

Aberdeen Wilbor b. 23 Jun 1785, d. 21 Jan 1839

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 162. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 185, location noted as "? Middleborough."
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 580, noting a private record in Titicut.

Abihail Hooper1

b. 1747
Father*James Hooper1 b. 4 May 1708, d. 30 Jun 1784
Mother*Mary Johnson1 b. 18 Jun 1716, d. 28 Dec 1757
Birth*1747Abihail Hooper was born in 1747.1
Marriage*11 June 1767She married widower Solomon Pratt Jr., son of Deacon Solomon Pratt and Sarah Johnson, on 11 June 1767 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Solomon Pratt Jr. b. 20 Feb 1728/29
Child1.Nancy Pratt1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 310. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Ann Hooper1

Father*Jonathan Hooper1 b. 18 Mar 1753
Mother*Mary (Polly) Messenger1 b. c 1765, d. 1865
Birth*Ann Hooper was probably born in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia Province, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Anna Hooper1

b. 27 January 1728
Father*Thomas Hooper1 b. 20 Jul 1699, d. 6 Feb 1759
Mother*Sarah Packard1 b. 1705, d. 3 Feb 1780
Baptism*27 January 1728Anna Hooper was baptized on 27 January 1728.1
Marriage*30 January 1751/52She married Robert Wallis of Pembroke, son of James Wallis and Elinor ______, on 30 January 1751/52 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Robert Wallis b. 10 Oct 1732

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 186. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Apollos Hooper1

b. 20 April 1772
Father*David Hooper1 b. 14 Feb 1743, d. 10 Feb 1830
Mother*Martha Shaw1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. 17 Jun 1832
Birth*20 April 1772Apollos Hooper was born on 20 April 1772.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Asa Hooper1

b. 12 March 1745
Father*John Hooper1 b. 27 Dec 1708, d. b 8 Jan 1762
Mother*Mary Hartshorn1
Birth*12 March 1745Asa Hooper was born on 12 March 1745 in Walpole, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Benjamin Hooper1

b. August 1741, d. before 3 June 1745
Father*John Hooper1 b. 6 Nov 1697, d. 19 Aug 1741
Mother*Elizabeth Packard1 b. 1702, d. 10 Jul 1744
Baptism*August 1741Benjamin Hooper was baptized in August 17411
Death*before 3 June 1745 and probably died before 3 June 1745. He was mentioned in the wills of his parents, but not in the account dated 3 Jun 1745.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Betsey Hooper1

Father*Ezekiel Hooper1 b. 7 Aug 1757
Birth*Betsey Hooper was probably born in Bridgetown, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia Province, Canada.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Betsey Hooper1

Father*Nathaniel Hooper1 b. 9 Feb 1734/35
Mother*Elizabeth Bryant1
Marriage*14 September 1790She married Benjamin Fry of Middleborough on 14 September 1790 possibly in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Their marriage was recorded in Bridgewater.1,2
Residence* According to the Hooper Genealogy, Benjamin may have been the Benjamin Fry who purchased land at Taunton, 1795-1804. The source also noted that Benjamin and Betsey Fry were said to have lived in Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at some time and to have had a son Benjamin and a daughter Olive.1

Family

Benjamin Fry b. c 1769, d. 30 Dec 1850
Children1.Olive H. Fry3
2.Benjamin Fry Jr.3

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 186. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Winchendon Marriages, page 122. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Calvin Hooper1

b. 11 October 1749, d. 14 January 1798
Father*William Hooper1 b. 26 Dec 1701, d. 1 Jul 1755
Mother*Lois Thomas1 b. 7 Sep 1707, d. 22 Oct 1756
Birth*11 October 1749Calvin Hooper was born on 11 October 1749 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,4
Occupation*He was a cooper, which was a maker of barrels, in Bridgewater.5
Revolutionary War*19 April 1775Calvin enlisted in the Revolutionary War on 19 April 1775 and marched on the Lexington alarm. He served at Roxbury, near Boston, throughout that summer.5
Description*He was described on the army's paperwork as "of light complexion, with blue eyes, and 5 feet, 6 inches" in height.5
Revolutionary War7 July 1778Calvin enlisted again for nine months on 7 July 1778 and served at New York.5
Revolutionary War22 July 1780He next enlisted on 22 July 1780 and served at Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island, and was one of the militia sent to reinforce the Continental Army on 27 Jul 1780.5
Biographical Info* He never married, and a number of the letters he wrote home to his brothers during the war have been preserved by their descendants and are "very interesting."5
Death*14 January 1798He died on 14 January 1798 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 48.6

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19, his date of birth noted as 22 Oct 1749.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 162, his birth date recorded as 11 Oct 1749. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32, his date of birth noted as 22 Oct 1749.
  5. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 493.

Calvin Hooper1

b. 13 March 1801, d. 5 September 1826
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Luther Hooper1 b. 20 Feb 1745/46, d. 11 May 1831
Mother*Phebe Washburn1 b. 1761, d. 7 Feb 1827
Birth*13 March 1801Calvin Hooper was born on 13 March 18011
Death*5 September 1826 and died on 5 September 1826 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 25.1,2

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 493. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Charles Hooper1

b. 20 February 1781
Father*David Hooper1 b. 14 Feb 1743, d. 10 Feb 1830
Mother*Martha Shaw1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. 17 Jun 1832
Birth*20 February 1781Charles Hooper was born on 20 February 1781.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Child Hooper1

d. 11 January 1803
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Luther Hooper1 b. 20 Feb 1745/46, d. 11 May 1831
Mother*Phebe Washburn1 b. 1761, d. 7 Feb 1827
Death*11 January 1803A second unnamed child of Luther and Phebe Hooper died on 11 January 1803 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 496. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Child Hooper1

d. December 1797
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Luther Hooper1 b. 20 Feb 1745/46, d. 11 May 1831
Mother*Phebe Washburn1 b. 1761, d. 7 Feb 1827
Death*December 1797An unnamed child of Luther and Phebe Hooper died in December 1797 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 495. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Chloe Hooper1

b. 15 May 1768
Father*Thomas Hooper1 b. 1737, d. 1777
Mother*Deborah Cushman1 b. 8 Jul 1737, d. 9 Sep 1815
Birth*15 May 1768Chloe Hooper was born on 15 May 1768.1
Marriage*25 June 1788She married Ebenezer Hathaway, son of Josiah Hathaway Jr. and Hannah Latham, on 25 June 1788.1

Family

Ebenezer Hathaway b. 13 Jul 1768, d. 30 Jun 1830
Children1.Isaac Hathaway1 b. 1789, d. b 13 Apr 1814
2.Cushman Hathaway1 b. 1 Mar 1790
3.Deborah Hathaway1 b. Oct 1791
4.Seabury Hathaway1 b. 24 Jan 1792
5.Chloe Hathaway1 b. 4 May 1794
6.Ruth Hathaway1 b. 11 Mar 1798
7.Sarah Hathaway1 b. 7 Jul 1800
8.John Hooper Hathaway1 b. 21 May 1802
9.Ebenezer Hathaway1 b. 7 Aug 1804
10.Thomas Hathaway1 b. 27 Mar 1807
11.Josiah Hathaway1 b. 16 Mar 1810
12.Isaac Hathaway1 b. 13 Apr 1814

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Chloe Hooper1

b. 12 October 1742
Father*John Hooper1 b. 27 Dec 1708, d. b 8 Jan 1762
Mother*Mary Hartshorn1
Birth*12 October 1742Chloe Hooper was born on 12 October 1742 in Walpole, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Cushman Hooper1

b. circa 1763
Father*Thomas Hooper1 b. 1737, d. 1777
Mother*Deborah Cushman1 b. 8 Jul 1737, d. 9 Sep 1815
Birth*circa 1763Cushman Hooper was born circa 1763.1
Death*Cushman enlisted in the Revolutionary army but died before he could serve.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Cyrus Hooper1

b. 18 April 1770
Father*David Hooper1 b. 14 Feb 1743, d. 10 Feb 1830
Mother*Martha Shaw1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. 17 Jun 1832
Birth*18 April 1770Cyrus Hooper was born on 18 April 1770.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

David Hooper1

b. 7 April 1747
Father*John Hooper1 b. 27 Dec 1708, d. b 8 Jan 1762
Mother*Mary Hartshorn1
Birth*7 April 1747David Hooper was born on 7 April 1747 in Walpole, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Children* He married and had a son, David.2
Residence*He lived in the part of North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, that was afterward set of as Freeport.2

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32.

David Hooper1

b. 9 March 1750
Father*Thomas Hooper1 b. c 1712
Mother*Ann ______1
Birth*9 March 1750David Hooper was born on 9 March 1750 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

David Hooper1

b. 14 February 1743, d. 10 February 1830
Father*William Hooper1 b. 26 Dec 1701, d. 1 Jul 1755
Mother*Lois Thomas1 b. 7 Sep 1707, d. 22 Oct 1756
Birth*14 February 1743David Hooper was born on 14 February 1743 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*23 March 1769He married Martha Shaw of Middleborough, daughter of Benjamin Shaw and Lucy ______, on 23 March 1769 probably in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5
Revolutionary War*29 November 1777He enlisted for service in the Northern Army during the Revolutionary War and served as a soldier in the company of Peter Penniman in Colonel Job Cushing's regiment from 14 Aug to 29 November 1777.4
Revolutionary WarJuly 1780 He served again under Lieutenant Samuel Dunbar in Major Eliphalet Cary's regiment on the march to Tiverton, Rhode Island in July 1780.4
Death*10 February 1830He died on 10 February 1830 in Bridgewater at age 866
Burial* and was buried in the Keith or South Street Graveyard, Titicut, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.6

Family

Martha Shaw b. 18 Jun 1749, d. 17 Jun 1832
Children1.Cyrus Hooper4 b. 18 Apr 1770
2.Apollos Hooper4 b. 20 Apr 1772
3.Isaac Hooper4 b. 24 May 1776, d. 29 Oct 1846
4.Charles Hooper4 b. 20 Feb 1781
5.Sally Hooper4 b. 26 Jan 1785, d. 26 Apr 1859
6.Lucy Hooper4 b. 3 May 1787
7.Polly Hooper4 b. 11 Apr 1791, d. 18 Dec 1864

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19, his date of birth noted as 14 Feb 1743.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 163, his birth date recorded as 14 Mar 1743 and referencing his gravestone which noted his birth date as 14 Feb 1743. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 186.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 493, with place from a private record noted as Titicut.

Ebezener Hooper1

b. June 1740, d. 31 December 1782
Father*Nathaniel Hooper1 b. 16 Nov 1703, d. 27 Oct 1774
Mother*Elizabeth Tinkham1 b. 13 Feb 1704, d. 3 Feb 1780
Baptism*June 1740Ebezener Hooper was baptized in June 1740.1
Marriage*25 August 1761He married Relief Bartlett, daughter of Wright Bartlett and Bethia Packard, on 25 August 1761 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Revolutionary War*30 October 1777During the Revolutionary War, Ebezener was a soldier in the "secret expedition" to Tiverton, Rhode Island, from 25 Sep to 30 October 1777.2
Death*31 December 1782He died on 31 December 1782 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), at age 42.4

Family

Relief Bartlett b. 10 Mar 1740

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 41. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 493.

Elisabeth Hooper1

b. 11 April 1723, d. 20 February 1724/25
Father*John Hooper2 b. 6 Nov 1697, d. 19 Aug 1741
Mother*Elizabeth Packard2 b. 1702, d. 10 Jul 1744
Birth*11 April 1723Elisabeth Hooper was born on 11 April 1723 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,3
Death*20 February 1724/25 and died on 20 February 1724/25 in Bridgewater at age 1.4,1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19, her name spelled "Elizabeth". Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 163. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 493.

Elisha Hooper1

b. 11 October 1736, d. 23 November 1814
Father*William Hooper1 b. 26 Dec 1701, d. 1 Jul 1755
Mother*Lois Thomas1 b. 7 Sep 1707, d. 22 Oct 1756
Birth*11 October 1736Elisha Hooper was born on 11 October 1736 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*He married Hannah Stevens.3
Residence*1762Elisha and Hannah Hooper lived until 1762 in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut and then moved to Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Occupation*Elisha was a Blacksmith.3
Revolutionary War*29 July 1777Elisha was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and served, according to a record dated 29 July 1777, in the company of Captain Jabez Colt in Colonel Resseler's detachment of militia from Berkshire County for the service of the United States of America.3
Children*Elisha and Hannah Hooper had nine children, seven sons and two daughters.3
(Husband) Death19 May 1814Elisha became a widower when Hannah Hooper died on 19 May 1814.3
Biographical Info* He was a man of strong family feeling and wrote many excellent letters to his brother Thomas which were kept by the family and available to the compiler of the Hooper Genealogy. They were sent from Killingworth, Connecticut in 1762 and from West Stockbridge, Massachusetts after that. They described the hard times of those days and showed a brave struggle against the difficulties of a frontier settlement. After repeated plans and disappointments about revisiting his old home, he made a visit in 1775 and influenced his friends and others to join him in the "new West" of that day where there was a "good deal of comfort and advancement in log cabins and rough conditions" and where a "good spirit of patriotism and Christianity abounded."3
Death*23 November 1814He died just a few months later on 23 November 1814 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 78.4,3

Family

Hannah Stevens d. 19 May 1814

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 163. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, Hooper Genealogy, Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 493.

Elizabeth Hooper1,2,3

b. 13 April 1729, d. after 1 January 1811
Father*Nathaniel Hooper2,3 b. 16 Nov 1703, d. 27 Oct 1774
Mother*Elizabeth Tinkham2,3 b. 13 Feb 1704, d. 3 Feb 1780
Birth*13 April 1729Elizabeth Hooper was born on 13 April 1729 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,4,1
Name VariationShe was also called Bettie, which was spelled in the records as both Bettie and Betty.
Marriage*circa 1749She married Ebenezer Snow Jr., son of Ebenezer Snow and Sarah Pratt, circa 1749 probably in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
(Wife) Will9 March 1807Elizabeth (Hooper) Snow was named as a beneficiary in the will of her husband Ebenezer Snow dated 9 March 1807 in Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts. The will named his son Ebenezer his Executor and made the following bequests: to his beloved wife Elizabeth, during her life, he gave the use of the easterly front room in his dwelling house along with a "decent annual maintenance" to be provided by his son Ebenezer; to his son Ebenezer, his heirs and assigns forever, he gave all his real and personal estate of whatever name or nature forever, and instructed Ebenezer to pay all the debts, funeral charges and other bequests named in the will; to each of his three daughters, Sarah Hall, Betsey Warren and Zilpah Bolton, he gave $20, and to his grandson Nathan Snow, he gave $1, stating again that all were to be paid by his son Ebenezer.5,6
(Wife) Deathbetween 9 March 1807 and 1 January 1811Elizabeth became a widow when Ebenezer Snow died between 9 March 1807 and 1 January 1811.1,3,5,6
(Heir) Probate1 January 1811In addition to a copy of her husband's will, the only other document in the probate packet for her husband's estate was dated 1 January 1811 at Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts. The will officially approved on that date, his son and Executor, Ebenezer Snow Jr., along with Jonathan Shaw, Esq. and Seth Hall, Gentleman, agreed to pay the sum of $5,000 to the Judge of the Probate and Wills. The condition of the obligation was that Ebenezer Snow Jr. agreed as Executor to assume and pay all the debts and legacies of his father, Ebenezer Snow. The document appears to imply that all recipients named in the will were still living on 1 Jan 1811.6
Death*after 1 January 1811She died after 1 January 1811.1,5,6

Family

Ebenezer Snow Jr. b. 16 Nov 1729, d. bt 9 Mar 1807 - 1 Jan 1811
Children1.Child Snow1 b. 29 Mar 1750, d. 1 Apr 1750
2.Sarah Snow1 b. 13 Jul 1751
3.Bettie Snow7 b. 19 Jun 1753
4.Lydia Snow1 b. 27 Mar 1755
5.Susannah Snow1 b. 2 Apr 1757
6.Eunice Snow1 b. 25 Feb 1759
7.Ebenezer Snow Jr.+1 b. c 1761
8.Zilpah Snow+1,3 b. c 1763

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  3. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Volume 16, Part 3, Person number 856, pages 208-209. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 163. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S632] Probate records 1687-1916; index, 1687-1926 (Bristol County, Massachusetts), Microfilm of originals at the Probate Registry, Taunton, Massachusetts on 199 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 462,644, Volume 46, 1809-1811, pages 144-145. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County Probate records 1687-1916; index, 1687-1926.
  6. [S647] Bristol County (Mass.) probate records, 1690-1881, Microfilm of manuscript on 351 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 580,779, alphabetical records, 1811, 8 page probate packet. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County probate records, 1690-1881.
  7. [S599] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), page 300. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.