William Henry Hooper

William Henry Hooper (1812-1882) was born 25 Dec. 1812 in Dorchester Co., Maryland. He was the son of Henry Hooper and Mary Noel Price. He married Electa Jane Harris; widowed in 1844. He married Mary Ann Knowlton. He was baptized 30 Dec. 1854. He served with Wilford Woodruff in church and community positions in Utah Territory from about 1852 to 1882. He died 30 Dec. 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

William Henry Hooper (LCDS-RHQ), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Mar. 2022). William Henry Hooper, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-henry-hooper, accessed 26 Mar. 2022). “Electa Jane Harris Hooper" (1818-1844), memorial no. 154804081; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Mar. 2022). “Mary Ann Knowlton Hooper” (1829-1887), memorial no. 19492891; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Mar. 2022). "Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 Apr. 25-1894 Apr. 27," entry for Wm Henry Hooper, p. 10, image 16/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 26 Mar. 2022). "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Mar. 2022); Willm H. Hooper, 30 Dec. 1882, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 280, no. A11173; citing Salt Lake City, Utah, Office of Vital Statistics, “Death records of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1848 - Sep. 1950,” image 514/771; DGS 7578789. Salt Lake Herald-Republican, “Dead: Hon. William H. Hooper Breathes his Last on Saturday Morning,” 31 Dec. 1882, p. 16; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 26 Mar. 2022).

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  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Walter Murray Gibson, 7 September 1860

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    G. S. L. City, Septem. 7, 1860 Brother Gibson:— Dear Sir: I received your two letters of June 15th, and Aug. 7th, respectively, both of which were highly interesting and edyfying. I read them to Prisident Young and council, your daughter, Captn. Hooper] and many other friends, who were all highly pleased to hear from you. Your daughter says she writes you very often. Your letters please me they shew plainly that the spirit of your mission is upon you ...
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 2, 1856 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day in the office preparing History I called upon President Young Brother Kimball & Grant was there reading the Calaforn[ia] News President Young called upon me at the office & conversed upon the subject of his history & Journal R. L. Campbell T Bullock & Myself walked with him to see the Font which is building in the public or temple Block. I ...
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    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 September 2, 1856 September 3, 1856
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    January 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th I spent the day writing & preparing to leave for home tomorrow January 18, 1856 ~ Friday 18th [FIGURE] The Legislature met this morning at the state House at 5 oclok and adjourned till the 2nd Monday in dec 1856 after adjournment The Governor & all the Northern Members & Judges started for home it was a vary cold morning we rode to the severe & on to within 1 mile of Chicken Creek & camped ...
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    January 17, 1856 January 18, 1856 January 19, 1856 January 20, 1856 January 21, 1856 January 22, 1856 January 23, 1856 January 25, 1856 January 26, 1856
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    and made a few remarks after which A. W. Babbitt delivered an address & was followed By Judge Stiles, Dr Hurt T. S. Williams J. C. Little E Reese O P Rockwell S. M. Blair & W. H. Hooper Mr Thomas Bullock read several resolutions upon which the Governor offered some suggestions. whare upon a committee was appointed to draft resolutions to be presented ...
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    January 27, 1856 January 28, 1856 January 29, 1856 January 30, 1856 January 31, 1856 February 1, 1856 February 2, 1856 February 3, 1856
  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 12, 1869 The school of the Prophets met in the Tabernacle at 5 ock Prayer By Lorenzo Snow President Young spoke 2032 M, G. A. Smith 22 June 13, 1869 ~ Sunday 13 Sunday Met at 10 oclk Prayer By E. T Benson G Q Cannon spoke one hour & 8 Minuts B Young jr 25 Afternoon Prayer By Wm Budge. Sacrament Administered President Young ...
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    June 13, 1869 June 14, 1869 June 15, 1869 June 16, 1869
  • Page 196

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 19, 1869 spoke of organizing a school of the prophets. We met for that purpose Brother Hart opened By Prayer W Woodruff spoke 50 Minuts John W Young 6 M E T Benson 33 M. At the close of the Meeting a list of Names was called to form a Branch of the school of the prophets. We met in the school House the the list of Names was red. President Young then spoke of organizing A Stake of Zion & ...
    Dates:
    June 20, 1869
  • Page 198

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 21 when we arived in Franklin we met a large processin of Men Women & Children. We stoped with James Backer. We held a Meeting in Franklin at the Meeting House at 5 oclok which was a stone Building filled with saints W. Woodruff Prayed D. H. Wells spoke 39 Minuts W H Hooper 35 M, President Young 39. We Met in council in the Evening & Herd several cases of Difficulty & President Young decided how they should be setled ...
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    June 22, 1869 June 23, 1869
  • Page 199

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 23d 1869 & were shot dead By the guards June 24, 1869 ~ Thursday 24. We Met the sabbath school children at the Bowery they were addressed By G Q. Cannon, D H Wells & President Young who spoke to Parents & children we Met in the Bowery at 10 oclok J W Young Prayed, G Q Cannon spoke 61 Minuts. Several Missionaries were then called to go on Missions. B Young jr then spoke 37. We dined with Brother ...
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    June 24, 1869 June 25, 1869 June 26, 1869 June 27, 1869 June 28, 1869 June 29, 1869 June 30, 1869 July 1, 1869 July 2, 1869
  • Page 242

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    March 27, 1870 A sorrel mare colt. I did not attend meeting in the fore noon I Attended in the Afternoon. A visitor Layman spoke in the Afternoon 66 minuts his whole subject was to Believe in Jesus He was followed By S. W. Richards who gave an account of his mission East I went to President Youngs office & conversed with D. H. Wells G Q. Cannon & Joseph A Young upon the signs of the times then ...
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    March 28, 1870 March 29, 1870 March 30, 1870 March 31, 1870 April 1, 1870
  • Page 269

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 10, 1870 when the woman touched him. All may not be healed that I lay hands upon, but many are healed. If man did not taste the bitter He could not know the sweet or com- prehend the contrast, all who are fallen will be redeemed in there time & day except the sons of perdition & it requires a Divine sacrafice to redeem any world July 11, 1870 ~ Monday July 11 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Wilford & went to the farm 3 ...
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    July 11, 1870 July 12, 1870 July 16, 1870 July 17, 1870 July 18, 1870 July 19, 1870 July 20, 1870 July 21, 1870 July 22, 1870 July 23, 1870 July 24, 1870 July 25, 1870