Martha Hooper

F, b. circa 1741, d. 1741
  • Martha Hooper was born circa 1741.
  • Martha Hooper died in 1741 in Merriott, England.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Hooper and Mary Unknown.

Martha Hooper

F, b. 27 January 1851
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Martha Hooper was living in the household of Roger Hooper in Merriott. The census record shows Roger as a 64 year old widowed cattle doctor born Merriott living with Rachel Hooper his unmarried 24 year old daughter in law born in Merriott. His granddaughter Martha aged 8 born Merriott is also living with them.
  • Martha Hooper was baptized on 27 January 1851 in Merriott. Base Born. The baptism record shows her mother as Rachel spinster/servant.
  • She was the daughter of George Hooper and Rachel Hooper.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Martha Hooper was living in the household of Roger Hooper in Merriott. Roger is shown as a 73 year old veterinary Surgeon born Merriott. Living with him is his son George 34, an agricultural labourerborn Merriott and his wife Rachel born Gailbaker ?and his two grandchildren Martha aged 10 born Merriott and George jr aged 3 born in Merriott.

Martha Maria Hooper

F, b. 1 July 1849
  • Martha Maria Hooper was baptized on 1 July 1849 in Merriott. The baptism record shows Martha as Base Born, her mother Susan was a glover/spinster.
  • She was the daughter of Susanna Hooper.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Martha Maria Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Sameul is shown as a 66 year old carrier born Somerset, living with his wife Mary aged 61 born Merriott and their children:- Susan 24 a glover born Merriott; Robert 21 a carrier born Merriott; Mary 17 a glover born Merriott and granddaughter Martha M aged 1 born Merriott.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Martha Maria Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Samuel is shown as a 77 year old labourer living with his wife Mary aged 70, and unmarried daughters Susan aged 31, a glover and Mary aged 26, also a glover. Their 2 year old granddaughter Ann, and 11 year old granddaughter Martha are living with them. All the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Martha Maria Hooper was living in the household of Mary Hooper in Merriott. Mary is shown as an unmarried 37 year old glover living with her daughters Ann aged 12 and Elizabeth 4. Also living with them were her niece Maria, a 21 year old glover and Mary Jane, aged 1, her nieces daughter. All the household was born in Merriott.

Child of Martha Maria Hooper

Mary Hooper

F, b. 19 January 1864, d. 18 November 1918
  • Mary Hooper was born on 19 January 1864 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Ann Burgess.
  • Mary Hooper attended school in Purga State School in 1870.
  • At the age of 23 years, 10 months and 10 days, Mary Hooper married John Robert Wheeler Anderson, son of Robert Anderson and Margaret Proud, on 29 November 1887 in Queensalnd.
  • Mary Hooper died on 18 November 1918 at age 54.
  • Mary Hooper also went by the name of Polly.

Children of Mary Hooper and John Robert Wheeler Anderson

Mary Hooper

F, b. 1 April 1782
  • Mary Hooper was baptized on 1 April 1782 in Merriott, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Mary Lawrence.
  • At the age of 20 years, 3 months and 17 days, Mary Hooper married John Osborne on 18 July 1802 in Merriott.

Mary Hooper

F, b. 1737
  • Mary Hooper was born in 1737 in Merriott, England. Date of baptism not legible.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Mary Unknown.

Mary Hooper

F, b. 26 December 1702
  • Mary Hooper was baptized between 6 January 1702 and 1703 in Merriott.
  • She was born on 26 December 1702 in Merriott, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Hooper and Mary Unknown.
  • At the age of 24 years, Mary Hooper married Samuel Lawrence in 1727 in Merriott, England.

Mary Hooper

F, b. 5 January 1712

Mary Hooper

F, b. 16 June 1833
  • Mary Hooper was baptized on 16 June 1833 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Samuel is shown as a 55 year old coal hauler, living with his wife Mary 50, and children, William a 20 year old agricultural labourer, Samuel a 17 year old agricultural labourer, Susan a 14 year old agricultural labourer, Robert 10, Mary 8, and Mary Ann 18 a weaver. All were born in Somerset.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Sameul is shown as a 66 year old carrier born Somerset, living with his wife Mary aged 61 born Merriott and their children:- Susan 24 a glover born Merriott; Robert 21 a carrier born Merriott; Mary 17 a glover born Merriott and granddaughter Martha M aged 1 born Merriott.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Mary Hooper was living in the household of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce in Merriott. Samuel is shown as a 77 year old labourer living with his wife Mary aged 70, and unmarried daughters Susan aged 31, a glover and Mary aged 26, also a glover. Their 2 year old granddaughter Ann, and 11 year old granddaughter Martha are living with them. All the household was born in Merriott.
  • Mary Hooper witnessed the marriage of Susanna Hooper and George Burt on 8 December 1862 in Merriott; The marriage record shows: George Burt, bachelor, 27, abode Merriott, labourer, father Robert Burt a labourer, witness Robert Hooper.
    Susan Ann Hooper, spinster, 29, abode Merriott, father Samuel Hooper. witness Mary Hooper.
  • Mary Hooper appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Merriott. Mary is shown as an unmarried 37 year old glover living with her daughters Ann aged 12 and Elizabeth 4. Also living with them were her niece Maria, a 21 year old glover and Mary Jane, aged 1, her nieces daughter. All the household was born in Merriott.

Children of Mary Hooper

Mary Hooper

F, b. February 1851
  • Mary Hooper was born in February 1851 in East Coker.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Hooper and Theresa Unknown.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Theresa Unknown in East Coker. Thomas is shown as a 29 year old hand loom sail cloth weaver, born East Coker as is his 28 year old wife Theresa. Their children Henry, 6 a scholar, Elizabeth 4, also a scholar, John 2, and Mary 1 month were all born in East Coker.

Mary Hooper

F, b. June 1890

Mary Ann Hooper

F, b. 1843, d. 1900
  • Mary Ann Hooper was born in 1843 in Norton, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey.
  • Mary Ann Hooper was baptized on 3 March 1844 in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Ann Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Hockey in West Chinnock, England. Thomas is shown as a 38 year old labourer born Merriott living with his wife Elizabeth 26? (should be 36) born Middle Chinnock and their six children:- John 15, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Jesse 12, a labourer Yarn Barton born Merriott; Mary 8 born Norton; James 6 born Chard; William 3 born Merriott and Samuel 1 week born West or Middle (not clear) Chinnock.
  • At the age of 19 years, Mary Ann Hooper married Maurice Edmunds on 19 July 1862 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England. Mary was 20, father Thomas Hooper and Maurice, also 20 was the son of James Edmunds.
  • Mary Ann Hooper and Maurice Edmunds appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Maurice was showb as 29 years old born Arreton, Isle of Wight living with his wife Mary Jane (Ann)


    Children Maurice, aged 8, born Thorley, Isle of Wight; James 3 born Hulverston; Elizabeth Ellen 1, born Hulverston; Emily Jane, 5 born Rookley.
  • Mary Ann Hooper and Maurice Edmunds appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Maurice is shown as a 39 year old farm labourer born Arreton, Isle of Wight living with his wife Mary Ann 37, born Niton [Norton, Somerset] Isle of Wight, and their children all born on the Isle of Wight:- Jane 15, born Rookley; James 13 born Hulverston; Ellen 11 born Shalfleet; Charles 9 born Shalfleet; Martha 8 born Freshwater; Caroline 6 born Freshwater; Mary 4 born Carisbrooke; Henry 5 [3] born Brading and Alice 6 months born Brading.
  • Mary Ann Hooper and Maurice Edmunds appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire.She was shown as 46 years old and he as 49 years old. Their children Caroline 16, Mary 14, Henry 13 and Alice 10 were also living at Brading.
  • Mary Ann Hooper died in 1900 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
    On her death her son contacted Mary's brother James Thomas Hooper in Australia to inform him of her death, Jame's reply was found in the 1980's and contact made by her grandson, Reginald Edmunds, with his Australian relatives.

Children of Mary Ann Hooper and Maurice Edmunds

Mary Ann Hooper

F, b. circa 1864
  • Mary Ann Hooper was born circa 1864 in Lopen.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Ann Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Lopen. Robert is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, born Merriott. He is living with his 40 year old wife Mariam, a cap maker, and their children:- William 15, an agricultural labourer, John 13, a blacksmiths apprentice, Charles 10 an ag. labourer, Mary 7 a scholar, Robert 6 a scholar and Hannah and Alice both 4. All of the chidlren and Mariam were born in Lopen.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Ann Hooper was living in the household of Robert Hooper and Miriam Cable in Lopen. Robert is a 50 year old gardener, born Merriott living with his wife Miriam also 50, born Lopen. William aged 24, a shepherd, Charles aged 20, a farm servant, Mary Ann aged 18 a sail cloth factory operative, Robert aged 16 a carter, and Alice 14 were living with them. All the children were born in Lopen.

Mary Ann Hooper

F, b. September 1863
  • Mary Ann Hooper's birth was registered in the Chard, Somerset Registration District in the September 1863 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Ann Hooper was living in the household of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason in Crewkerne. Sidney is shown as the 34 year old head, a tranter born Crewkerne. He is living with Emma his wife, 32 years old born in Merriott and their children John 14 born Crewkerne, George 13 a scholar born Crewkerne, Mary Ann, 9 a scholar born Crewkerne, Ellen, 7 a scholar born Crewkerne, Betty 3 born Crewkerne and Joseph 6 months born Crewkerne.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Ann Hooper was living in the household of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason in Crewkerne. Sidney is shown as a 42 year old market gardener, born Crewkerne, living with his wife Emma, 41, born Crewekrne and their children: Mary A 18; Ellen 16; Betty 13; Joseph 10; Elizabeth 8; Charles 6; Frank 4 and Florence 1. All the children were born in Crewkerne.

Mary Elizabeth Hooper

F, b. circa 1862
  • Mary Elizabeth Hooper was born circa 1862 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of George Hooper and Rachel Hooper.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Elizabeth Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Rachel Hooper in Merriott. The census record shows George snr as the 46 year old head, an agricultural labourer born Crewkerne, living with his wife Rachel aged 45, also an agricultural labourer, born East Coker and their four children:- George, 13 an agricultural labourer born Merriott; Mary 9, born Merriott; Emily 6 born Lopen; and Henry 1 born Merriott.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Elizabeth Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Rachel Hooper in Merriott. George snr is shown as 44 year old farm labourer born Crewkerne living with his wife Rachel 43, born East Coker, a farm labourers wife,(their ages are incorrect, should be 54 and 53) and their five children:- George 22 a farm labourer born Merriott; Mary Elizabeth 20 born Merriott, work at sailcloth works; Emily 17 born Lopen, work at sailcloth works; Henry 12 a scholar born Merriott and James 8 a scholar born Merriott. A Robert Hooper a retired widower aged 80 born Merriott is boarding with the family.
  • Mary Elizabeth Hooper witnessed the marriage of George Hooper and Susan Frost on 23 July 1882 in Merriott; The marriage record shows: George Hooper, 23, bachelor, abode Hitchings, a labourer, father George Hooper a labourer, witness James Willis. Susan Frost, 25 Spinster, abode Broadway, Factory Hand, father Thomas Frost a thatcher, witness Mary Hooper.
  • Mary Elizabeth Hooper married James Wills on 24 December 1882 in Merriott. The marriage record shows: James Wills, 21, bachelor, Boozer Pit, labourer, father Amos Wills a labourer, witness George Hooper. Mary Elizabeth Hooper, 21, spinster, Eggwood Lane, father George Hooper a labourer, witness Susan Hooper.

Mary Elizabeth Hooper

F, b. 29 January 1850
  • Mary Elizabeth Hooper was baptized on 29 January 1850 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Hooper and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Elizabeth Hooper was living in the household of Thomas Mitchell and Margaret Willis in Merriott. Thomas is shown as a 74 year old pauper, living with his wife Margaret 69, and their son Robert 17, an agricultural labourer. Elizabeth Hooper a 23 year old married lodger, who worked as a glover and her two children Sarah aged 3 and Mary aged 1 were also lodging with the family.

Mary Ethel Hooper

F, b. 27 February 1884
  • Mary Ethel Hooper was born on 27 February 1884 in Canada. At the time of her birth her father was a coachman of Halifax born England. The birth was registered in 1928 by Mary (then Merlin.)
  • She was the daughter of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Mary Ethel Hooper was living in the household of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier in Halifax. George was shown as the 46 year old head, born 15 June 1854 living with his wife Annie aged 36 born 18 July 1864 and children Ethel born 27 February 1884, Blanche born Nov 16 1885 and Henry born 14 Jan 1890.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 22 days, Mary Ethel Hooper married George William Merlin on 18 September 1907 in Halifax. Mary was the 23 year old daughter of George ( a collector) and Annie. She was born and lived in Halifax. George was the 22 year old son of George and Amanda born Upper Prospect and living in Halifax. He was a tailor. Witnesses to the marriage were Ray Purdie and Blanch C Hooper.
    They had a family of 11 children.
  • Mary Ethel Hooper witnessed the marriage of Blanche St Clair Hooper and Raymond Arthur Purdy on 15 January 1908 in Halifax; She was the 22 year old daughter of William (a collector) and Annie HOOPER. She was born in Halifax and lived in Halifax. Raymond was a 23 year old waiter born and living in Truro. His parents were Arthur (an Engineer) and Loronia PURDY. Witnesses to the marriage were G W Merlin and Mary E Merlin (Blanche's sister.)

Children of Mary Ethel Hooper and George William Merlin

Mary Jane Hooper

F, b. 8 July 1870
  • Mary Jane Hooper was baptized on 8 July 1870 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Martha Maria Hooper.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Jane Hooper was living in the household of Mary Hooper in Merriott. Mary is shown as an unmarried 37 year old glover living with her daughters Ann aged 12 and Elizabeth 4. Also living with them were her niece Maria, a 21 year old glover and Mary Jane, aged 1, her nieces daughter. All the household was born in Merriott.

Mary Maria Hooper

F, b. circa 1887
  • Mary Maria Hooper was born circa 1887 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Mary Maria Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Merriott. Edwin is shown as a 33 year old farm labourer living with his wife Mary Maria also 33 and their children:- Alice 10 a scholar, Henry 7 a scholar, Elizabeth Ann 6 a scholar, Rosa 5, Mary Maria 4, Beatrice 2, Blanche 1 and Daisy one month. All were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Mary Maria Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Merriott. The census record shows Edwin senior as the 43 year old head, an agricultural labourer, living with his wife Mary M also 43, and their children Alice a 20 year old spooler canvas sail cloth, Henry a flax heckler linen aged 17, Elizabeth A a 15 year old factory hand canvas sail cloth maker, Rosa 14 a factory hand canvan sail cloth maker, Mary M general domestic servant aged 13, Beatrice 12, Blanche 10, Minnie 7, Daisy 6, Ida 5, Walter 4, and Edwin aged 1. All were born in Merriott.

Mavis Kathleen Hooper

F, b. 1914

May Hooper

F, b. circa 1890
  • May Hooper was born circa 1890 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census May Hooper was living in the household of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper in Merriott. Joseph is shown as a 40 year old carpenter living with his wife Elizabeth also 40. Children living with them are Frederick a 19 year old agricultural labourer, Hester a 13 year old scholar, Frank an 11 year old scholar, Bertie a 9 year old scholar and May aged 9 months. All of the household was born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census May Hooper was living in the household of Joseph Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper in Merriott. Joseph is shown as a 50 year old carpenter living with his wife Elizabeth also 50 and their children:- Frank aged 21, a domestic gardener, Bert 19, a grocers porter, Esther 23 a shirt machinist and May 10. All of the household was born in Merriott.

Merle Guilford Hooper

F, b. 1912

Minnie Hooper

F, b. circa 1894
  • Minnie Hooper was born circa 1894 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of Edwin Hooper and Mary Maria Osborne in Merriott. The census record shows Edwin senior as the 43 year old head, an agricultural labourer, living with his wife Mary M also 43, and their children Alice a 20 year old spooler canvas sail cloth, Henry a flax heckler linen aged 17, Elizabeth A a 15 year old factory hand canvas sail cloth maker, Rosa 14 a factory hand canvan sail cloth maker, Mary M general domestic servant aged 13, Beatrice 12, Blanche 10, Minnie 7, Daisy 6, Ida 5, Walter 4, and Edwin aged 1. All were born in Merriott.

Minnie Hooper

F, b. September 1883
  • Minnie Hooper's birth was registered in the Chard, Somerset Registration District in the September 1883 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of Sidney Hooper and Emma Eason in Crewkerne. The census details show Sidney as a 53 year old farmer and poulterer born Crewkerne, living with his wife Emma, 52, born Merriott, and children Joseph, 20, a farmers son, born Crewkerne, Charles, 16, a farmers son born Crewkerne, Frank, 13, ditto, Florence, 11 born Crewkerne and Minnie aged 7 a scholar born Crewkerne.

Minnie Hooper

F, b. 1881
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. William is shown as a 24 year old market gardener, living with his wife Mary also 24, and their children Susan Ann aged 3, Walter aged 1 and Minnie aged 1 month. All the family were born in Merriott. John Hooper, Williams brother aged 20, a market gardener, also lived with the family.
  • Minnie Hooper was born in 1881 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of William Charles Hooper and Mary Hutchins in Merriott. William is shown as a 37 year old market gardener, living with his wife Mary aged 34 and their children Susan A 14, a scholar, Walter 11, a scholar, Minnie 10, a scholar, Louisa 4 and Arthur 1. All were born in Merriott.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of Charles Hooper and Maryann Eason in Merriott. The census record shows Charles as a 60 year old farmer, his wife Maryann also 60 both born Merriott. Living with them are their grandchildren, Minnie Hooper aged 20, and Herbert aged 12, both born in Merriott.

Minnie Hooper

F, b. 1895
  • Minnie Hooper was born in 1895 in Merriott.
  • She was the daughter of John Hooper and Ann Trask.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Minnie Hooper was living in the household of John Hooper and Ann Trask in Merriott. John is shown as a 40 year old general dealer own account, living with his wife Ann aged 38 and 10 children:- John jnr 19, helper at home; Henry 16 helper at home; Ethel 15 shirt machinist at home; Bessie 13; George 10; William 9; Emma 7; Minnie 6; Thomas 3 and Francis 4 months. All of the household was born in Merriott.

Nellie Veronica Hooper

F, b. 6 April 1919, d. 10 April 1986

Norma Hooper

F, b. 8 October 1920, d. 11 March 1990

Norman Hooper

M, b. 3 August 1899, d. 1949
  • Norman Hooper was born on 3 August 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Oliver Hooper and Caroline Bergmann.
  • Norman Hooper enlisted in the AIF on 23 January 1917 in Ipswich. Regimental Number 2314, QX He was 18 years and 6 months old, a labourer born Boonah. His next of kin was listed as his mother Caroline Hooper c/- Post Office, Boonah. He was 5'7" tall, 144 lbs, with grey eyes, fair hair and a fresh complexion. He was a trooper in the 11th Lighhorse. He served in the Suez and was hospitalised with Malaria in October 1917 and spent time in hospital in Abbassia, Moascar before going to Palestine. He was again hospitalised numerous time until he returned to Australia on 20 July 1919. He was discharged on 28 August 1919. Norman Hooper of the 11th Light Horse was involved in a court martial on 25 November 1918, but nothing appears on his service record, although some lines of information are missing around that date - from the Archives [HOOPER Norman : Service Number - 2314 : Unit - 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Force : HOWELL Albert John Robert 2073, 1st Field Troop, Australian Expedition, Australian Imperial Force : Date of Court Martial - 25 November 1918].
  • At the age of 20 years, Norman Hooper married Isabel Ada McMullen, daughter of James Edward McMullen and Charlotte Freestone, in 1920 in Queensland.
  • Norman Hooper enlisted in the Military in Brisbane. The date of enlistment is unknown as is his service record. He may have joined the Civil Defense Service. His record number was QX190. Isabel Hooper was listed ais next of kin.
  • On 20 November 1941 Norman Hooper and Isabel Ada McMullen lived in Roma, Queensland. when their son Edgar died when the HMAS Sydney was sunk off the coast of Western Australia in WWII.
  • Norman Hooper died in 1949 in Queensland.

Children of Norman Hooper and Isabel Ada McMullen

Olive Hooper

F, b. June 1896
  • Olive Hooper's birth was registered in the Broadstairs, Kent Registration District in the June 1896 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Herbert Hooper and Alice Mary Jefferis.