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  1. History of Marion and Clinton Counties, Illinois (Philadelphia, Brink, McDonough and Co. : 1881), p. 79, Clinton County, Thomas Hooper.
  2. Clinton County, Illinois, Deed Record, vol. D, p. 468, H. R. Hawley to Thomas Hooper, William Dunn estate, 2 Aug 1838. Entered at the land office at Edwardsville. 160 acres. Consideration $400. Recorded 12 Dec 1838. William Dunn died 1 May 1838; heirs named:
    – Nancy Hawley, wife of Hiram R. Hawley, resident of Clinton County
    – Ruminia Hooper, wife of Thomas Hooper, resident of Clinton County
    – Jesse Dunn, resident of Clinton County, and his wife Rebecca
    – Poly Norris, grandchild of William Dunn, child of Martha Norris, deceased, wife of James Morris
  3. Shelby County, Illinois, Circuit Court Record, book 1, William Hooper, juror; Helen Cox Tregillia, Central Illinois Chronicles, vol. 1, issue 5 (Shelby County, Illinois, 1985), p. 166.
    Page 40, Wednesday, May I8th, I830, Joel Ealuns, Plff. vs.Benjamin Chandler & An action of Trespass Assault Thomas Chandler: and Battery. Damages 1.50
    “This day came the Parties by their attorneys, and the Defendants by Ewing their attorney and says they are not gilty in manner and form as is alledged in the Plaintiff’s decklaration, and of this he puteth himself on the Entry and the Plff likewise, and thereupon came a Jury to wit: William Parker, William Siler, Samuel Reed, John Bigaman, James Lee, Elias Armstrong, Isaac Romine, Elias Kerr, Elisha Auston, James Johnson, William Hooper and William Siler, who being elected, tride and sworn to oath and truly enquire of damages upon their oaths do say, “We the Jury find the Defendants not gilty. It is therefore considered that the Defendants recover their cost about their Defence in this behalf exspended and that the Plff be amerced for his false clamnor.

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