William Hooper

28 Jun 1742 - 14 Oct 1790

William Hooper (1742-1790) was born 17 Jun. 1742 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America. He was the son of William Hooper and Mary Dennie. He married Anne Clark on 16 Aug. 1767 in Boston. He died 14 Oct. 1790 in Hillsborough, Orange Co., North Carolina. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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