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Hooper, Robert

Robert Hooper
b: 1829
d: 1832
HOOPER family:
John Hooper was born/christened on 23 July 1805. In 1825 he married Jane Ann THOMAS and together they had five children, the second child dying at the age of three. Jane died June Quarter 1838 and on 12 March 1839 John married Caroline WADMAN (b Sept 10th 1815). They had one child, William Wadman Hooper, before leaving on the "Arab" for New Zealand. John and Caroline settled at Te Marua where they raised their family - in total 17 children. John died on December 25th 1892 in Taita and Caroline died 11 years later on June 16th 1903 in Sanson. Both John and Caroline are buried in the famous Churchyard at Christ Church, Taita.
Of these 17 children I know the following:-
Sarah b abt 1826, died at sea 14 Jul 1841
Robert b 15 Jul 1829, died 08 Sep 1832
Eliza b 10 Jun 1832, married George WHITEMAN from Whiteman''s Valley. Eliza is reputed to have lived a ''colourful'' life, leaving George, living sometime in Wanganui, then Ashburton where she died 16 Sep 1912.
Caroline b/c 07 Dec 1834, married Charles ASHTON, stayed in Hutt area
Robert (Bob) b 06 Feb 1837, married Emily Rebecca Louisa FELLINGHAM. Emily died 1913 and Robert 1926.

(Ed: John and Caroline''s children)

William b 29 Dec 1839, married Susannah HIRST - the Hirsts were ''neighbours''
Elizabeth born and died at sea 1841
Mary Jane b 29 Nov 1843, d 12 Oct 1965 in Taita
Emma b 08 Apr 1844, married John EATON
Selina Ann (Annie) b 17 May 1847, married John William HIRST
Elizabeth Wadman b 28 Jan 1849, married George Henry HIRST
Samuel b & d Jan 1850
Ellen b 17 Oct 1850, married Benjamin RAYNER
Harriet b 1852, d 1854
Mary b 07 Dec 1855, married Joseph WALL
George b 28 Apr 1857, married Eliza Jane KING
Henry Richard b abt 1859, d 11 Oct 1871.
Beverly''s main interest is in Robert (Bob) as he was her Great Gandfather. Beverley has quite a lot of information in addition to the above. If you have a connection with this family or would like to know more please contact Beverley
email blebleysgen&
- accessed 1 Jan 2012
  • 1829 - Birth -
  • 1832 - Death -
John Hooper
1805 - 25 DEC 1892
Robert Hooper
1829 - 1832
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Hooper
Death25 DEC 1892
Marriage12 MAR 1839to Caroline Wadman
Marriage15 OCT 1825to Jane Thomas
PARENT (F) Jane Thomas
Marriage15 OCT 1825to John Hooper
Marriage1849to George Whiteman
Marriageto Stephen Avery
FCaroline Hooper
FSarah Hooper
Death1841Died At Sea
MRobert Hooper
MRobert Hooper
Death20 NOV 1926
Marriage1861to Emma Fellingham
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