Rev Richard Hooker

Birth
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Dec 1857 (aged 49)
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 192611895 · View Source
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The Rev. Richard Hooker, a Presbyterian minister; son of John Hooker (B.A. 1782) and Sarah (Dwight) Hooker; grandson of the Rev. John Hooker (B.A. 1751) and Josiah Dwight (B.A. 1736); brother of John Hooker (B.A. 1810), George Hooker (B.A. 1814), Josiah Hooker
(B.A. 1815), and Worthington Hooker (B.A. 1825); grandnephew of John Worthington (B.A. 1740); descendant of the Rev. Thomas Hooker, who came to America from England in 1633, was settled as pastor in Newtown, Mass., and in 1636 moved to Connecticut and founded Hartford.
Richard graduated from Yale college, 1827, and settled in Macon, Ga. He married July 15, 1846 to Aurelia Dwight, daughter of James Dwight (ex1804Yale), and Susan (Breed) Dwight of New Haven, CT. Their son Thomas was born 3 Sept. 1849 in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.
[Yale Obituary Record 1924-25, pages 1309-1310]


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  • Created by: pMcP
  • Added: 27 Aug 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 192611895
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Richard Hooker (10 Apr 1808–19 Dec 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 192611895, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by pMcP (contributor 48680380) .