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 Thomas K. Hooper

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Thomas K. Hooper

Birth
Beaver Creek, Bond County, Illinois, USA
Death 27 Dec 1879 (aged 49)
Dudleyville, Bond County, Illinois, USA
Burial Greenville, Bond County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 222366809 View Source
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Thomas K. Hooper was born on 3 Feb 1830 in Beaver Creek, Bond County, Illinois, the only known child of James Hooper and Elizabeth "Betsey" Harlan Hooper.

Thomas lived in Bond County nearly his entire life. Thomas married first to Frances Louisa "Fanny," Smith about 1858. The couple had two known, John, Louisa Jane. Frances died in 1861.

Thomas married second to Melissa Parrot Lancaster on 3 May 1865 in Bond County.

Thomas K. Hooper died at the age of 49 on 27 Dec 1879 in Dudleyville, Bond County, Illinois and is buried in Camp Ground Cemetery in Greenville.
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Bond County, Illinois, Register of Deaths, vol. A, p. 22, no. 282, Thomas K. Hooper, 27 Dec 1879. Age: 49 years, 10 months, 24 days. Note: Calculates to 3 Feb 1830 for birth. Birthplace: Beaver Creek, Bond County, Illinois.

Alpheus H. Harlan, compiler, History and Genealogy of the Harlan Family, vol. 1 (Baltimore, Maryland, The Lord Baltimore Press, 1914), p. 264, no. 2852, Betsey Harlan.
"Betsey, b. 1813, in Bond Co., Ill; d. there, 1866; m. there, James Hooper, and left one son, Thomas K. Hooper, who d. 1879, in Bond Co."

1860 U.S. census, Bond County, Illinois, population schedule, p. 129, dwelling 64, Thomas Hooper household.
- Thomas Hooper, age 25, laborer, born in Illinois
- Fanny Hooper, age 20, born in Illinois
- John Hooper, age 6 months, born in Illinois
- Betsey Hooper, age 50, born in Illinois [Betsey Harlan Hooper, Thomas' mother]
- Obediah Hooper, age 20, laborer, born in Illinois [brother of Thomas]
- Polly Hooper, age 19, born in Illinois

Bond County, Illinois, Marriage Register, vol. A, p. 33, Thomas K. Hooper–Mrs. Melissa Lancaster, 3 May 1865.

Bond County, Illinois, Register of Deaths, vol. A, p. 22, no. 282, Thomas K. Hooper, 27 Dec 1879. Age: 49 years, 10 months, 24 days. Widower. Farmer. Birthplace: Beaver Creek, Bond County, Illinois. Resident of Bond County 43 years. Place of death: Dudleyville, Bond County, Illinois. Cause of death: Erysipelas. Burial: Camp Ground, 28 Dec 1879.


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