Thomas Hooper

William Thomas Hooper (1742 - 1790)

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William Thomas (Thomas) Hooper
Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Transylvania County, North Carolinamap
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Thomas Hooper was a Founding Father in the American Revolution


William Hooper was born June 17, 1742, in Boston, Massachusetts.[1] William Hooper, son of William Hooper, Minister and Mary, was baptized June 20, 1742, at the West Church of Boston.[2] (p. 7)

Signed the Declaration of Independence

Lived in Hillsborough, North Carolina. His house in that town still stands.


  1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "HOOPER, William, (1742 - 1790)"
  2. “Boston Church Records” The Records of the Churches of Boston. CD_ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008 .)


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On 25 Jan 2016 at 16:58 GMT Anne B wrote:

Where's the Thomas from?

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