August 7, 1940 – May 3, 2006
was born and raised in Pine Village, Warren County, IN the son of William Merle
Hughes Hooker. He graduated from Pine Village High School in
1958 and Purdue with degrees in Aviation Technology and Industrial
Education. He married Sheila Loso in
1968 and has lived in Tippecanoe County since then.
They have a son Rick and a daughter Deb and 2 grandchildren. Gordon began researching his family in 1974
and has been a member of TIPCOA-genealogy and cemetery restoration for
You can contact Sheila at firstname.lastname@example.org as she
carrying on the research.
Hooker was born Apr 15,
1884 in Benton County. He married Rose High, daughter of Isaac High and Margaret Hindman, Oct 23, 1904. Children of
this marriage were
Ray, Louise Hooker Slavens, Aurel Hooker
Willer, and *William Merle. Rose
died Apr 1, 1976 and James Feb 9,
1977 and they are
buried in the Pine Village Cemetery in Warren Co, IN.
John William JR
was born Mar 4, 1851. He married Pheobe Catherine Roberts, daughter of John
Roberts and Catherine
Allenduff, Feb 21, 1875. Children of
this marriage were
Daisy Edith, Lewis Harmon, Rhoda, *James
Delbert, Nellie, and Otis. Pheobe
died Feb 1894 and John married Mary
Freeman May 1905. His 3rd
marriage was to Betty Brown in 1926.
died in 1930 and is buried in Boswell, IN.
John William SR
was born June 1825 in Ross Co, Ohio. He married Mary Mahala Davis Nov 1848 in Warren Co,
IN. Their children were *John William JR and Sarah Maria. The story told
is that John and Mary were
headed west when attacked and killed by Indians about Jul 1851. The children were brought back to IN. Burial place of John and Mary Mahala is
was born about Aug 1783 in NC (?). He
married Rebecca Woolaston, daughter
of Ebnezer Woolaston and Susanna
about 1804. Their children were Silas, Ebenezer born in NC, James
H., Hannah, Nancy, *John
William born in Ross Co, Ohio, and Martha
birthplace unknown. Rebecca
died Aug 1855 and is buried in the Hooker Cemetery in Pine Village. William
married Elizabeth Metsker Oct 1857 and possibly Nancy Smith in 1861. William and Silas died Mar 1,
1863 and are buried in
the Hooker Cemetery.
Charles Herbert Hughes was born Jan 1887 in Delphi, IN. He married Eva Haynes, daughter of John Haynes and Hanna Brooks Mar 1909. Their
children were Edith, *Hilda, Raymond,
William, Gladys, Arthur, Harold, and Paul.
Hilda, William, and Paul lived in Tippecanoe Co. Eva
died Aug 1961 and Charles Aug 1966
and both are buried in Delphi, IN.
Note: (* indicates direct
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