Stephanie (Hooper) Barney

Stephanie (Hooper) Barney

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Stephanie R. Barney formerly Hooper
Born 1960s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (1950s - unknown)], [private brother (1950s - unknown)], [private brother (1960s - unknown)] and [private brother (1960s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1970s - unknown)], [private son (1980s - unknown)] and [private son (1980s - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 10 Jun 2017 | Stephanie's 5193 contributions | 89 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jun 2017 | Last significant change: 17 Feb 2019
17:18: Stephanie (Hooper) Barney deleted a message from Hugh Barnes on the page for Stephanie (Hooper) Barney. [Thank Stephanie for this]
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  • Direct Descendent of George Reade Esq twice through her mother, Alma June Avant. George Reade was both Governor and Founder of Yorktown, Virginia. Magna Carta Gateway Ancestor George Reade Esq. is a descendant of Magna Carta Surety Barons John de Lacy and William Malet 1608–1671. Stephanie Hooper Barney is the10th Great Granddaughter to George Reade twice.
  • Victoria and Stephanie are 11th cousins five times removed

Victoria (Hannover) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Stephanie (Hooper) Barney are both descendants of George Douglas.

  • 2nd cousin 1x removed to James "Jim" Rezin Bowie
  • 3rd cousin 7x removed of Col. David Stern "Davy" Crockett
  • 19th cousin 7x removed Thomas Jefferson, 3rd POTUS
  • 2nd cousin 8x removed George Washington, 1st POTUS (twice on maternal grandfather and grandmother)
  • 40th Great Uncle Emperor Charlemagne Charles of the Great Holy Roman Empire.

  • 37th Great Granddaughter of Alfred the Great of Wessex, King of England(twice thru maternal grandfather and grandmother same degree)
  • 29th Great Granddaughter of Margaret, Queen of Scotland

Stephanie Rose Hooper was born in 1964 in Kingsville, Texas, the child of Ralph and Alma June (Avant )Hooper. Stephanie married Charles Max Barney in 1988 and they have three children, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

  • Ethnicity Estimate:

67% England, Wales and Northwestern Europe 32% Irish and Scottish 1% Finland


  • First-hand information. Entered by Stephanie R Hooper at registration.
  • born 27 Aug 1964 in Kingsville, Kleburg County, Texas to Alma June Avant

and Ralph Edward Hooper, Sr.

  • Resided in Kingsville, Texas until 1969 and moved with the family to the Rio Grande Valley.
  • 1978 moved to Cotulla, Texas.
  • 1982 Graduated with Honors from Cotulla, Texas

-National Honor Society -Band-District solo Competition/Marching Band/concert band -Jazz Band -FFA -Who's Who Among American High School Students 1980/1981/1982 -Distinguished Society of American High School Students 1981/1982 -Track and Field

  • Aug 1982 University of Texas at Austin Liberal Arts Psychology Major
  • 1982 Employed as a student while attending the University of Texas

1982-1984 School of Social Work Center for Research for Child Abuse Neglect and Adoption. Lead Research Assistant promoted to Complete operations manager.

  • 1984-1986 University of Texas Payroll Department - Accountant
  • 1986-1987 University of Texas Police Department
  • 1983 Internal Revenue Service (inconjunction with the University of Texas worked evening shift)
  • May 1988 married Charles M Barney.
  • 1990 moved to Dallas, Texas
  • 1995 joined the Dallas Police Department Northwest Division
  • Aug 1995 Received Basic Peace Officer Certificate
  • Aug 29, 1995 Received Peace Officer License
  • Nov 1995 Received Life Saving Bar
  • Oct 1995 Graduated from the Police Academy
  • Oct 2000 Save Driving Award
  • Dec 2000 Child abuse Prevention and Investigation Certification
  • Dec 2000 Arrest Search and Seizure Certified
  • Feb 2002 Sustained broken bones to foot while

in pursuit of theft suspect.

  • Feb 2003 Sustained Back Injury in Auto Accident while

in pursuit of Robbery suspect.

  • Feb 2006 Crisis Intervention Training Certificate
  • Aug 2006 Received Intermediate Peace Officer certificate
  • Aug 2006 Crime Scene Investigation Intermediate certification
  • Aug 2006 Received Advanced Peace Officer certificate
  • Aug 2006 Certified Intermediate Spanish
  • Mar 2008 Officer Survival/Weapon Retention Certificate
  • Mar 2008 Certified Cultural Diversity
  • May 2009 Special Investigative Certified
  • May 2009 Firearms proficiency certification
  • Feb 2010 Master's Peace Officer Certificate/Bar
  • Nov 2010 Certified in Human Trafficking
  • Nov 2010 Certified Defensive Tactics
  • 1995-2011 Recipient of over 200 Interdepartmental and Citizen


  • Apr 2011 Honorably Retired
  • 2004-2011 Private Security for Chuck Norris and Norris Productions

Acted in his last Walker Texas Ranger Movie

  • 2011- Private Contract Security Consultant
  • Volunteer Services:
  • Parents Anonymous
  • Meals on Wheels
  • JDRH
  • Samaritan's Purse Volunteer
  • Political Views:


  • Religious Views:


  • Hobbies:
  • Traveling: favorites were swimming with the dolphins in the Bahamas, Canada, and snorkeling in Cozumel. Planning an excursion to Scotland and Ireland.

Camping, hiking, taekwondo, working out, genealogy, reading, writing poetry, love the South Carolina and Florida Beaches. Travel to all Scottish/Irish Festivals. Member of clan Elliott, Clan Stewart and Clan McLaren.

  • Motto:

You get only one chance in this lifetime seize it "Carpe Diem", practice love and forgiveness, nothing else matters. Shut out all negativity and trust that God will guide you where you need to be. Let's all make the day count.

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Paternal Lineage
This is my maternal Grandfather's name
Barney is my married name changed from Bernier which is French. This line of Bernier's are the first French settlers to Quebec, Canada a monument was erected to honor this in 1960 located in Cap St Ignace, Canada
Original spelling of Barney. French origins.
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Husbands maternal family line
Maternal lineage great grandmother's maiden name
Husband's grand mother's German Link
Hooper is my maiden name, this branch hails from Kentucky, Georgia, North and South Carolina
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Paternal line of husband
Maternal Lineage .Governor George Reade Esq. , Founder of Yorktown, Virginia 10th Great Grand father, his mother was Lady Mildred Windebank
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On 23 Jan 2019 at 18:56 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

You must have fixed the photo, there is nothing there. :)

On 20 Jan 2019 at 19:05 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

All done, that was fast.  :)

On 20 Jan 2019 at 19:05 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

I sent you an email to add you to Theodore's profile. You will have to answer it so I can add you. Alright?  :) If you need to be added to any other profiles, not just my ancestors, there is a link on whichever profile you want to be added too that you need to use, that way when we get the request all of the necessary info comes up in one place so you can be added. You should have my email any time and I will complete it.  :)

On 3 Jan 2019 at 18:25 GMT Kelly Hardcastle wrote:

Stephanie and Kelly are fourth cousins once removed

Stephanie (Hooper) Barney and Kelly Hardcastle are both descendants of Eli Hardcastle Sr. Also we are double cousins as we are both descendants of Anderson Thrailkill & Celia Hinson (in a different way). Happy New Year to you and yours!

On 6 Mar 2018 at 14:28 GMT Howard Rankin Jr wrote:

Text me, cousin. I would love to share my Pate line with you. I descend from,Elijah Pate. He was the only one that stayed in Alabama. You have lots of cousins in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Not to mention, Texas and the Southwest.

On 17 Aug 2017 at 08:04 GMT Hugh Barnes wrote:

Good job on the Minerva Oxford Hooper clean-up.

On 7 Aug 2017 at 14:17 GMT Hugh Barnes wrote:

Hello Cousin,

I just learned about you because of the proposed merge which I am going to approve. I hope you will do the same. We are cousins on both my Barnes and Oxford lines. My mother was an Oxford and that branch carries me away from you. We get back together via the marriage of James Oxford and Hannah Barnes. Hannah is buried 5 miles from my home she was the daughter of Handsome Jim Barnes and granddaughter of our Irish immigrant Brinsley. Brinsley is my maternal 4th great grandfather and my paternal 5th great grandfather. Learn more about our family at my Barnes-Oxford website ( Be sure to complete the contact form to receive our newsletter remind me that you are both a Barnes and an Oxford. We have two newsletters.

On 16 Jul 2017 at 15:03 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:


This week we have your last stop on the guided tour. Hopefully, you're feeling like a WikiTree pro! If not, you can always revisit the tour stops via the comment boxes on the right side of your profile.

You've covered a lot of ground the past few weeks. Today, we want to give you just a few more tools that can take you even deeper into the WikiTree forest without getting lost: How to Dig a Little Deeper.

Please do not hesitate to ask questions! If the above link does not work from your email, please go to your profile in the public comments and it will work from there.

Thanks, WikiMesssenger Cindy

On 8 Jul 2017 at 20:25 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hello -

You may have been hard at work getting connected to family members who are already here and adding those who were missing. You probably have at least a few profiles that you manage now.

There's a fast and easy way to access those profiles using the Watchlist. So, this week we're going to look at How to Manage Your Watchlist.

Questions! Just ask me. We want to help!

Mary, Wiki Messenger

On 2 Jul 2017 at 05:16 GMT Carole Partridge wrote:

P.S. You've done a fantastic job adding to your family tree! I see you have good sources. If you'd like more info on using Wiki markup to format sources, here's my favorite page on that topic:'s_Dream_Source_Help_Page.

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