Thomas Hooper and Ada Edith O'Donnell
Thomas Hooper was born 4th October 1876. Birth Registration Number 22452. He was the 11th child of 12. Seven boys and five girls.
His father was Samson Hooper 2nd who was born at Altarnun, Cornwall on 16/11/1830 and Christened when he was a month old on 21/2/1830.
He died in 30th November 1898, and was buried at the Devenish Cemetery on 2/12/1898.
His mother was Martha Goodman who was born on 7th April 1836 at Devonshire England. She passed away at Boxwood aged 69 on 4th February 1906.
They were married in 1854 MRN 941 and they had 13 children
Their names were-
Grace Anne born 21/1/1855, died 1935 aged 80. She married Nicholas John Old who was born 12/1/1854. They had 10 children.
Henry (Harry) born Yuroke 1856 BRN 6624 and died 1857.
Mary born 6/3/1897 at Yuroke BRN 175. Married Edward (Curly) Hooper they had three daughters. Elsie May, Elizaberth Jane (Bessie) and Hazel May. From what I can see she married John Fullerton.
Martha Emiline (Mattie)
Thomas married Ada Edith O'Donnell at Youanmite, Victoria Australia on 30th March 1905. They had five children-
Thomas Walker Goodman known as Walker born 5/11/1907 at Berrigan. Died 1/12/1970 aged 63 at Sydney Hospital.
Edith Alma (Alma) born 20/4/1909 at Berrigan she passed away 1/8/1992 aged 83 at Wagga Wagga Hospital in NSW. Edit had married Claude Elliott Thompson and had 3 boys. John Elliott, Thomas Neil and Adrian Albert.
Lillian Edna (Edna) born 6/11/1910 at Berrigan and died 23/8/1971 aged 65 at Walsten Park Hospital, Wacol, QLD. She married Frederick John Ayrling and had two children, Gordon Frederick and Daphne Lillian.
Albert born 13/3/1915 and died aged 29 in Ambon, Indonesia on 17/7/1945. He must have been in the forces during World War Two. The SUPREME SACRIFICE.
Elizabeth Martha (Betty) born 19/9/1919 at Berrigan and died 31/8/1993 aged 73. She married James Wardrop Macartney who was born on 4/11/1908 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He passed away aged 76 on 12/1/1985. They had two daughters Annette Elizabeth and Marcia Edith.
Thomas Hooper died aged 85 on 5/8/1962 at Tootool in NSW.