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Jonni Hooper was born 25 May 1871, the son of Thomas K. and Mary A. Rhodes. Hooper.1
Jonni was killed at the age almost 2 years in a tornado on 22 May 1873.2
Jonni is buried in Frogue/Frogge Cemetery in McCune, Crawford County, Kansas.3
Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, author, “Jonni Hooper” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures ( https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/jonni-hooper-1871-1873/ : posted 2021).
- “Jonni (not Johnie), son of T. K. & L. M. Hooper, born May 25 1871, Killed in a storm, May 22, 1873.” – William C. Cuthbertson, Tombstone Transcriptions of Crawford County, Kansas, Frogue Cemetery (Pittsburg, Kansas : Crawford County Genealogical Society of Southeast Kansas, n.d.), p. 2, Jonni Hooper.
- “Johnny Hooper, Age 3, and Ellen Hammond, Age 15, Killed,” Terrible Tornado news article, The Girard Press (Girard, Kansas), 29 May 1873, p. 3, col. 3. Note: Article states Mary A. Hooper was Jonni’s mother; either headstone transcription by Mrs. Cuthbertson was incorrect or the headstone was incorrect [son of T. K. & L. M. Hooper].
- Find A Grave, memorial 88863574, Jonni Hooper, Frogge Cemetery, McCune, Crawford County, Kansas. Note: No headstone photo. Mother is incorrectly linked on memorial.