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John Thomas "Thomas" Hooker


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1. Hattie Melissa "Hattie" Gable

2. Etta Magdaline Cotter
3. Mary Ann Burton

John Thomas "Thomas" Hooker 60,61,62

  • Born: 20 Dec 1861, Scottsville, Sullivan, Missouri, USA 60,61,62,63
  • Marriage (1): Hattie Melissa "Hattie" Gable on 22 Feb 1887 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA 58
  • Marriage (2): Etta Magdaline Cotter on 26 Jun 1924 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA 59
  • Marriage (3): Mary Ann Burton on 13 Jun 1947
  • Died: 6 Jun 1951, Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA at age 89 60
  • Buried: 8 Jun 1951, Dry Ridge Cemetery (Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA) 60

bullet   Cause of his death was Cerebral Thrombosis, Mitral Stenosis & Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease.60


bullet  General Notes:

OBITUARY -- Funeral Services Held at Methodist Church

John Thomas Hooker, son of J.B. and Margaret Hooker, was born December 20, 1861, in Sullivan County, near what was known as the North Hooker School.

He grew to manhood in this vicinity and in 1886 was united in marriage to Hattie M. Gable, and to this union were born three children, Orvil (sic) E., Marjorie M., amd Glen V.(sic) Hooker.

Most of his life was spent on a farm 3 1/2 miles west of Browning, although for a short while he lived in Humphreys and later in West Plains.

During his younger days he was a builder of homes, having built many of the homes in this community but later confined his activities to farming. He later retired and moved to Browning. In 1947, he moved to Ferguson, Missouri, to make his home with his son, Glen, until his passing on June 6, 1951, at the age of 89 years, 5 months and 16 days.

In his earlier years he was converted and joined the Locust Valley Baptist Church where he was an active and faithful member and seldom ever missed a service. After moving to Browning he transferred to the Methodist Church where always attended when he was able.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie, daughter, Marjorie, and son, Orvil(sic); his second wife, Etta Tucker, to whom he was married in 1924, and his third wife, Mary Lambert, passed away on June 13, 1947.

He is survived by one son, Glen; five grandchildren, J.W. Phillips, Kansas City; Mrs. Carmen Hatfield, Ft. Madison, Ia.; Roger and Bobbie Hooker, Ferguson; Orville(sic), Jr., Caruthersville, Missouri.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church in Browning, June 8, 1951, conducted by Rev. W. A. Pollock, pastor of the Methodist Church in Purdin, at 1 p.m. Misses Eva Doris Carter and Marilie Schrock, with Judy Moore as accompanist, furnished the song service.

Pall bearer were members of the I.O.O.F. Lodge, of which he was a member. The lodge conducted services at the cemetery. Burial was made under direction of the Wade Funeral Service.

Source: Unknown Newspaper
Hooker Family Met in Browning, October 15

Sunday, October 15 (1944), was a happy day for Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hooker, when a number of their relatives met at their home in the city, bringing with them well filled baskets. A bountiful dinner was served cafteria(sic) style at the noon hour, and to which all did justice.

Those present for the dinner and during the afternoon were Mr. Jerry Hooker, Mrs. Mady Galliger and Mrs. Mary E. Jacobs, brother and sisters of Mr. Hooker from Lineville, Ia.; Mrs. Hinda Hooker and daughter, Evelyn, of Lineville, Iowa; Mrs. Charles Hatfield and Charlene and Mrs. Sallie Roe of Marceline; Mr. and Mrs. Oda Spencer and son, Mr. and Mrs. George Barrows and daughters, Laclede; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brown and Betty, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Barrows and children and Mrs. Nelda Bauswell and Donald Dean, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Barrows and son, Burl, Purdin; Mr. and Mrs. John Hollon, Jacksonville; Mrs. Minnie Palmer, Molino; Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Bennett; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bennett and daughter, Sue; Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Johnson and Doris Lee; Mr. and Mrs. John Burwell; Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Fuller and sons, Lehman and Dale; Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Warren; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lambert and children, Mr. and Mrs. Ona Lambert and children; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lambert; Mrs. Hinda Rush; Mrs. Ira Langsdon; Mrs. Elizabeth Prather; Mrs. Susan A. Sides and Nolan Lambert, and the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Hooker.

Source: Unknown Newspaper 64

bullet  Burial Notes:

Funeral Service held at Purdin Methodist Church by Rev, W, A, Pollick at 1:00pm.


bullet  Life Events:

1. Occupation: Carpenter/Farmer. 65

2. Church Affiliation: Baptist/Methodist. 65

3. Census: Benton Township, 19 Jun 1900, Linn County, Missouri, USA. 66

4. Census: North Benton Township (Part of Browning), 28 Apr 1910, Linn County, Missouri, USA. 67

5. Census: North Benton Township, Jan 1920, Linn County, Missouri, USA. 68

6. Census: Benton Township, 11 Apr 1930, Linn County, Missouri, USA. 69


John married Hattie Melissa "Hattie" Gable, daughter of John R. Gable Sr. and Mary E. Rumble, on 22 Feb 1887 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA.58 (Hattie Melissa "Hattie" Gable was born on 17 Oct 1862 in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA,61,70,71 died on 4 Oct 1922 in Hudson Township, Macon, Missouri, USA 61,72 and was buried on 7 Oct 1922 in Dry Ridge Cemetery (Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA) 61,70.). The cause of her death was Primary: Heart failure due to Myocarditis (Stokes Adams Disease) Secondary: Influenza.60

bullet  Marriage Notes:

John & Hattie were married at her father's (John R. Gable, Sr.) house by J. B. Lockhart. 58


John next married Etta Magdaline Cotter on 26 Jun 1924 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA.59 (Etta Magdaline Cotter was born on 19 Jul 1868 in Ironton, Iron, Missouri, USA,73 died on 3 Jul 1939 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA 74 and was buried on 4 Jul 1939 in Hoover Cemetery (Duncan Township, Sullivan, Missouri, USA) 75.). The cause of her death was Edema of Lung.60

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Married by James L. Bate 59


John next married Mary Ann Burton on 13 Jun 1947. (Mary Ann Burton was born on 26 Jul 1872 in Linneus, Linn, Missouri, USA,76 died on 14 Jun 1947 in Browning, Linn, Missouri, USA 77 and was buried on 16 Jun 1947 in North Salem Cemetery (North Salem, Linn, Missouri, USA) 76.). The cause of her death was Primary: Coronary Thrombosis Secondary: Hypertension.60

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