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Hooper Family Photo Album

L-R - Olive Florine (Pugh) Hooper, Hazel E. Hooper, Doris E. Hooper (baby), Lorenzo D. Hooper and Horace B. Hooper

Lorenzo Dowe Hooper was born in Stumpy Point, NC on April 7, 1894 to Christopher Irving Hooper & Frances Levetta (Mason) Hooper.  He married Olive Florine Pugh in Buxton, NC on April 25, 1914.  Florine, born August 27, 1894, was the daughter of Major Cornelius Pugh & Margaret Elizabeth HayesLorenzo D. Hooper died Aug. 4, 1947 and Florine died Oct. 5, 1966.  Both are buried in the Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery in Stumpy Point. Their marriage produced 5 children:
  1) Horace Brantley Hooper (1914-1983) - married Melba Teresa Wise
  2) Hazel Ernestine Hooper (1916-1988) - married 1st Jesse Robert Bell, Sr. and 2nd Graydon A. Sterling
  3) Doris Earle Hooper (1920-1973) - married William Glenn Twiford
  4) Loza Catherine Hooper (1926-1981) - married 1st John Patrick "Jack" O'Keefe and 2nd John Eldon Zachary
  5) Major Irving Hooper (1932-1974) - married Marietta Hooper

Photo taken at Stumpy Point, NC in the mid-40's

L-R - Horace Brantley Hooper, Hazel Ernestine (Hooper) Bell, Doris Earle (Hooper) Twiford, Loza Catherine (Hooper) O'Keefe, and Major Irving Hooper

Frances Levetta (Mason) Hooper
Dec. 20, 1870 - Oct. 10, 1963)

Frances Hooper holding Patricia Anne Twiford - 1937

Lorenzo Dowe Hooper
(April 7, 1894 - August 4, 1947)

Major Cornelius Pugh holding Doris Earle Hooper
(June 30, 1844 - July 25, 1932)

Note: Census records show his birth year at 1848 but the death certificate and tombstone show 1844.




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