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  North Carolina History Project : William Hooper (1742-1790)
William Hooper, son of a Loyalist, moved to Wilmington and became one of three North Carolinians to sign the Declaration of Independence.
A representative of North Carolina at the signing of the Declaration of Independence, William Hooper was born on June 28, 1742, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Hooper eventually married Anne Clarke, the daughter of an early settler to the area.
www.northcarolinahistory.org /encyclopedia/91/entry   (1039 words)

  
  William Hooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hooper was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Hooper who emigrated from Scotland after studying at the University of Edinburgh.
William Hooper senior was minister at Trinity Church in Boston and entered his son into Boston Latin School.
William Hooper the younger enrolled in the sophomore class at Harvard College at the age of 15, graduating in 1760.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Hooper   (300 words)

  
 Tobe Hooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hooper rejoined the cast of "TCM" and with Kim Henkle again for Eaten Alive (1977), a gory horror film with Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, William Finley, and Marilyn Burns (who played the lead and sole suvivour in TCM).
Hooper was asked to write a script for Michael Bay's remake of Hooper's original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, which was released in 2003, and became a huge box office success.
Hooper claims to have got the idea for the Texas Chain Saw Massacre while standing in the hardware section of a crowded store.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tobe_Hooper   (386 words)

  
 Dict. of NC Biography: Dr. William Hooper
Hooper, William (31 Aug. 1792-19 Aug. 1876), educator and clergyman, was born in Hillsborough, the oldest son of William and Helen Hogg Hooper.
Hooper's concern for the cultivation of the human spirit, together with the mind, was expressed in The Discipline of the Heart, to be Connected with the Culture of the Mind: A Discourse on Education, Delivered to the Students of the College, at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, August 22, 1830.
Hooper was buried in Chapel Hill beside the remains of his mother and his stepfather, President Joseph Caldwell, whom his mother married in 1809.
www.wfu.edu /history/HST_WFU/hooper.htm   (1076 words)

  
 Colonial Hall: Biography of William Hooper
William Hooper was a native of Boston, province of Massachusetts Bay, where he was born on the seventeenth of June, 1742.
Hooper was again appointed a delegate to serve in the second general congress, during whose session he was selected as the chairman of a committee appointed to report an address to the inhabitants of Jamaica.
Hooper was appointed by congress one of the judges of a federal court, which was formed for the purpose of settling a controversy which existed between the states of New York and Massachusetts, in regard to certain lands, the jurisdiction of which each pretended to claim.
www.colonialhall.com /hooper/hooper.php   (1560 words)

  
 National Park Service - Signers of the Declaration (William Hooper)
Hooper was born in Boston, Mass., in 1742, the first child of William Hooper, a Scotch immigrant and Congregationalist clergy man who 5 years later was to transfer to the Anglican Church.
Hooper urged the use of force to quell the rebellion, and in 1771 accompanied the government forces that defeated the rebels in the Battle of Alamance.
Hooper, though deprived of a source of income as a lawyer and dependent upon his wife's small fortune for subsistence, championed the cause of the assembly.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/declaration/bio20.htm   (859 words)

  
 Frances Gibson: The All-Electric Motional Field Generator & Its Potential (Dr. William J. Hooper)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hooper spent many years building devices to rotate magnets at high speeds, but always found that the magnetic field of the magnets, and the vibration and noise of the motors interfered with his attempts to measure the field with either a capacitor connected to an electrometer or a gravity meter.
Hooper, through working in college physics laboratories for over 40 years, was well aware of the many problems associated with taking measurements in the microvolt region, and we had to test for and guard against them all.
Hooper anticipated that the best way to intensify this field would be through the use of superconductivity, he wanted to see the effect that cooling would have on our generator.
www.rexresearch.com /hooper/gibson.htm   (4474 words)

  
 Hooper family
William Hooper was born before 12 May 1770, the first event for which there is a recorded date.
William Hooper (#43) was born before 1 April 1838, the first event for which there is a recorded date.
William Henry Hooper (#131) was born Torquay, Devon 1872.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /terryleaman/Tiscali/Hooper-family.html   (3048 words)

  
 Mid Term Papers: Term Papers on William Hooper
William Hooper was born on a warm summer day on the 17 of June in 1742, and died on a very cold day on the 14 of October in 1790.
Hooper always had a dream as a child to be someone important, and he started to achive that goal when after being in preparatory education at Boston Latin School, he entered into the sophomore class of Harvard Colledge and was graduated in the year 1760.
In 1767 Hooper married Anne Clark, the daughter of Thomas Clark, one of the early settlers of Wilmington.
www.midtermpapers.com /18095.htm   (597 words)

  
 William Hooper, Signer of Declaration of Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
William Hooper is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.
Hooper was born in Boston, Mass., in 1742, the first child of William Hooper, a Scoth immigrant and Congregationalist clergyman who 5 years later was to transfer to the Anglican Church.
Groomed for the ministry in his youth, Hooper undertook 7 years of preparatory education at Boston Latin School.
www.adherents.com /people/ph/William_Hooper.html   (341 words)

  
 William Hooper
Hooper, William, 1742–90, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b.
He became a lawyer and moved (1764) to Wilmington, N.C. Hooper served on the local committee of correspondence and was a North Carolina delegate (1774–77) to the Continental Congress.
William HOOPER - HOOPER, William (1742—1790) HOOPER, William, a Delegate from North Carolina; born in Boston,...
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 G A A (Jim) Hooper's family history - Person Page 50
William was the Registrar of births, deaths and marriages from 1874, at Deniliquin.
Hooper was one who took an active interest in the welfare of Deniliquin and district, and for many years he was an energetic worker in connection with local public bodies, chief among which may be mentioned his services on behalf of the Hospital.
Hooper was with the firm of Mort and Watson as accountant, and in later years after leaving the firm his services as auditor were availed on by the Deniliquin and Moama Railway Co., the Riverina Brewery Co. and the Municipal Council, while in an honorary capacity he acted as auditor for several local bodies.
home.vicnet.net.au /~linleymh/Jim-p/p50.htm   (7273 words)

  
 William W. Hooper
Hooper was born in Fremont, Nebraska, September 12, 1865, and came to Kansas on July 20, 1882.
One of a family of ten children, five sons and five daughters, all of whom are still living, William W. Hooper grew up in Nebraska, attended the Fremont public schools and for one winter was in the normal school there.
Hooper is a democrat in politics, but with the exception of six years as a member of the school board and a time as chairman of the high school committee, has never held office.
skyways.lib.ks.us /kansas/genweb/archives/1918ks/bioh/hooperww.html   (465 words)

  
 Chapter 4 - William Hooper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
William Hooper was the grandson of William Hooper, the signer of the Declaration of Independence, and the son of Hellen Hogg Hooper, who married Joseph Caldwell after the death of her first husband.
In late September of 1825, the Committee of the Di Society[vii] resolved “that a committee be appointed to purchase a portrait of the Rev. William Hooper, and also that the committee request Mr.
Hooper to let the Society hang his portrait.”[viii] It is unknown exactly why they requested it, as he was neither president of the University, nor a national figure.
www.unc.edu /student/orgs/di_phi/reference_desk/docs/reckford/chapter4.htm   (865 words)

  
 William J. Hooper: The Motional Electric Field
In Hooper's view there are three different forms of electric fields due to the distribution of electric field, two are doue to induction.
Hooper concluded that the magnetic field (associated with currents) moves with the charge carriers within the current.
Hooper's view was that there are three different types of electric fields due to the distribution of electric field and two due to induction.
www.rexresearch.com /hooper/hooper1.htm   (1158 words)

  
 William Hooper, Signer of the Declaration of Independence
William Hooper was born 1768 and died 15 Jul 1804.
William Hooper (son of William "Signer") was born 1768.
William Hooper (Professor) was born 31 Aug 1792 and died 19 Aug 1876.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~hoops/hooper/signer.htm   (2075 words)

  
 Experimental Notes of Dr. William J. Hooper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
These experimental notes of Dr. William J. Hooper are being published at this time because all patents on the device used in these experiments have run out, and because I still believe in the validity of Dr. Hooper's theory and work.
So many problems developed because of the magnetic fields of the magnets in the generators and the noise and vibration of the motors that were turning the magnets that it seemed impossible to get any measurements that were meaningful.
Hooper's original manuscript, "New Horizons," details the development of his theory and the many preliminary experiments done by him and his students to corroborate and define his thinking.
www.tfcbooks.com /mall/more/565hen.htm   (817 words)

  
 William Hooper Councill - thatsalabama.com
William Hooper Councill was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1848.
However, William, his mother and his brother, Cicero, were sold to slave traders, who in turn sold them on in 1859 to Judge David C. Humphreys of Huntsville.
William Hooper Councill died on April 9, 1909, at the age of 61.
www.thatsalabama.com /heroes/williamhoopercouncill   (473 words)

  
 William L. Hooper becomes acting President, 1912   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
William Leslie Hooper (1855-1918), A1877, G1878, H1898, served as acting president of Tufts from 1912-1914.
Hooper also received an honorary Ph.D. in 1898 and an LL.D. in 1915.
Professor Hooper continued to write extensively in the field of electrical engineering and worked actively as an electrical consultant for many area companies.
www.tufts.edu /home/timeline/html/1912-p-william.html   (146 words)

  
 newsobserver.com | Independent spirit shines in signer's descendants
William Hooper was one of three N.C. signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Born in Anniston, Ala., in 1934, Harriet Hooper grew up in Sheffield, where she played clarinet in her high school band, was a member of the honor society, ranked as her class salutatorian, and served as student body president.
Hooper says she wouldn't go back to that time, what with the social inequality and lack of air-conditioning.
www.newsobserver.com /102/story/457127.html   (1222 words)

  
 William Hooper, 31 Aug. 1792-19 Aug. 1876
The first William Hooper—great-grandfather of the subject of this sketch—had emigrated to Massachusetts from Scotland about 1737; in Boston, he served as pastor of a Congregational church and, subsequently, as the second rector of Trinity Episcopal Church (1747-67).
Once he had cast his lot with the Baptists, Hooper was numbered among those advocates of higher education—for both men and women—within the newly formed Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
He was the author of the report to the convention in 1832 recommending the "establishment of a Baptist literary institution in this State"—a report that led to the founding of Wake Forest Institute in 1834.
docsouth.unc.edu /browse/bios/pn0000783_bio.html   (1303 words)

  
 G A A (Jim) Hooper's family history - Person Page 88
She was the daughter of Rev John J Roberts and Louisa Hooper.
     William Frederick Robinson was of York St, Portman Square Mdx 3 June 1854 and declared that he was born 24 April 1812 and am a descendant of a brother of the father of the said Mary Robinson.
     William Rodes was born on 4 Nov 1715 at 'Bullhouse', at Penistone, Yorkshire.
home.vicnet.net.au /~linleymh/Jim-p/p88.htm   (4099 words)

  
 Linley Hooper's family history - Person Page 47
     William Hollocks married Anna Bullett, daughter of William Bullett and Sarah Cobbold, on 17 Nov 1888 at Preston St Mary, Suffolk, England.
He was the son of Rowland William Hooper and Mary Anne Goodlet.
     William Rannard Hummerston married Lillian Maude Rout, daughter of Charles Rout and Ellen Bland, in 1909 at Victoria.
users.bigpond.net.au /linleymh/linley-p/p47.htm   (2133 words)

  
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John DeBerniere Hooper was a student, tutor, and professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., and a teacher in schools in several other North Carolina locations, including Raleigh, Littleton, Fayetteville, and Wilson.
The papers of John DeBerniere Hooper consist of correspondence with his father-in-law, William Hooper, professor at the University of North Carolina, Furman University, South Carolina College, and president of Wake Forest University, and with other Hooper, Jones, and DeBerniere family members in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Hooper's paternal ancestors were prominent citizens of North Carolina, and his mother's father, John DeBerniere, was a British army officer of Huguenot ancestry who brought his family to North Carolina.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/ead2/00835.xml   (1077 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
William Dwight had yet another version of events in a letter he wrote at that time to his mother.
William said he was scared to speak to Banks about it lest he should think he was also involved.
William was soon able to tell his brother that Daniel's contract which allowed money to go directly to the Confederates had been unacceptable and that a return visit by Simpson to central Louisiana would have resulted in the hanging of the man who knew where all the cotton was.
members.cox.net /morebanks/AppendixVI   (2480 words)

  
 Index - Hooper/Blake
A partial biography of Isaac Harris Hooper, second son of Henry N. Hooper, includes the 1850 census report of his father's household.
A Website about Civil War artillery indicates that the Hooper foundry was one of five firms which supplied an important class of weapons to the North during that war.
A Hooper cannon is pictured and described in a page about a Civil War monument in Rhode Island.
www.gcna.org /data/IXfoundryHooperBlake.html   (768 words)

  
 Biography for Tobe Hooper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hooper rejoined the cast of "Texas" and with Kim Henkle again for Eaten Alive (1977), a gory horror film with Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, William Finley, and Marilyn Burns (who played the lead in "Chainsaw").
Recently, Hooper was asked to write a new script for Michael Bay's remake of Hooper's original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, which was released in 2003.
Hooper based it upon the real-life case of Ed Gein, a cannibalistic killer responsible for the grisly murders of several people in the 1950s (although in Wisconsin, not Texas).
www.imdb.com /name/nm0001361/bio   (937 words)

  
 Virginians: The Family History of George Hooper
Carrington was married to the granddaughter of Elizabeth Hooper, George Hooper’s great-aunt.
William Cabell and Clement Read were lottery “managers.” To help with the lottery, Cabell spent a week, 25-31 July 1777, at Prince Edward Court House and traveling to and from.
William Wirt Henry was educated at the University of Virginia and admitted to the bar in 1853.
www.virginians.com /topics/3450.htm   (10417 words)

  
 Bryan Family History
WILLIAM DEMOSS BRYAN (3.6) is the son of Samuel Bryan and Charlotte Greer (Charter) Bryan.
William was born on August 11, 1905 in Groveton, Texas and is the son of Nelson Govan Hooper and Ruth Elizabeth (Lovett) Hooper.
STEVEN BRYANT HOOPER (3.6.2.1.1.1) is the son of Eldon Bryant Hooper and Marjorie Aliene (Stevens) Hooper.
www.rcasey.net /bryan/brywmdms.htm   (5183 words)

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