James William Hooker 1742-1805 – draft

Date published:

Date modified:

The Hooker House

James Hooker built this house when he was married to his second wife. When she died he married the girl next door. She was the daughter of Hezekia Chaffee and the sister of James’ business partner. She lived in this house.

From Family Search: “When Captain James William Hooker was born on 15 August 1742, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Capt. Nathaniel Hooker Jr., was 31 and his mother, Eunice Talcott, was 34. He married Hannah Allin on 6 January 1763, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 December 1805, in Brush Creek, Smith, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.”