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Dorothy Hooker

Female - 1662


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  • Name Dorothy Hooker  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 1662  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I18813  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Father Thomas Hooker,   b. Abt 1553, of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Jul 1635  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother (Unknown wife of Thomas Hooker),   d. Bef 16 Apr 1631 
    Family ID F11928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Chester,   b. of Blaby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 28 Jul 1628 and 15 Oct 1628, Blaby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Jun 1609  Birstall, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Leonard Chester,   b. Bef 15 Jul 1610,   d. 11 Dec 1648, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F11411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • After her husband's death, she emigrated to New England in the company of her brother, the Rev. Thomas Hooker. As "Dorothy Chester," her name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford.

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S4958] Genealogical Notes of the Families of Chester of Blaby by Edmond Chester-Waters. Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1886.

    3. [S1357] The Visitation of the Counter of Leicester in the Year 1619, Taken by William Camden, Clarenceux King of Arms ed. John Fetherston. London: Harleian Society, 1870.

    4. [S4956] John Insley Coddington, "The Family of Frances (Tough) (Chester) (Smith) Stebbing, Wife of Edward Stebbing, of Hartford, Connecticut." The American Genealogist 30:193, Oct 1954.

    5. [S4957] Frances Ida Schureman Judd, "American Ancestry of Samuel Tompkins and Martha Alphena (Todd) Schureman and Their Descendants." Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine 5:121, March 1942.

    6. [S4958] Genealogical Notes of the Families of Chester of Blaby by Edmond Chester-Waters. Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1886., year only.