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William T. Hooper was born in March 1868 in Kansas to Obediah Hooper and Elizabeth Wickham Hooper.1
William died at the age of 2 on 29 July 1870 and is buried in Frogue/Frogee Cemetery in MccCune, Crawford County, Kansas.2
Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, author, “William T. Hooper” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures ( https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/william-t-hooper-1868-1870/ : posted 2021).
- Headstone reads: “Darling William T., son of O. & E. Hooper, died July 29, 1870 aged 2 yrs 4 mos (design of dove), ” William C. Cuthbertson, Tombstone Transcriptions of Crawford County, Kansas, Frogue Cemetery (Pittsburg, Kansas : Crawford County Genealogical Society of Southeast Kansas, n.d.), p. 2, William T. Hooper.
Note: Age calculates to March 1868.
1870 U.S. census, Lincoln, Neosho County, Kansas, population schedule, p. 4, dwelling 30, family 31, Obidiah Hooper household.
– Obediah Hooper, age 34, born in Illinois, farmer
– Elizabeth Hooper, age 32, born in Ohio
– Rebecca Hooper, age 5, born in Kansas
– William T. Hooper, age 2, born in Kansas
- Find A Grave, memorial 88863325, William T. Hooper, Frogge Cemetery, McCune, Crawford County, Kansas. Note: Birth date is incorrect on memorial.
William C. Cuthbertson, Tombstone Transcriptions of Crawford County, Kansas, Frogue Cemetery (Pittsburg, Kansas : Crawford County Genealogical Society of Southeast Kansas, n.d.), p. 2, William T. Hooper.