Person:Absalom Hooper (1)

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Absalom Hooper
  1. Absalom Hooper1764 - 1845
m. 1783
  1. John Hooper1783 -
  2. James Hooper1784 -
  3. Elizabeth Hooper1786 -
  4. Absalom Hooper,, Jr.1789 -
  5. Elinor Hooper1790 - 1825
  6. Andrew Hooper1792 -
  7. Nancy Hooper1795 -
  8. Kesiah Hooper1796 -
  9. Mary Hooper1798 -
  10. Margaret Hooper1802 -
  11. William Hooper1802 -
  12. Enos Hooper1805 -
  13. Isaac Hooper1807 -
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Name Absalom Hooper
Gender Male
Birth? 1764 North Carolina
Other? 1776 SC 6th Reb. under Capt.Richard Doggett, Capt. Jesse Baker, Col.Henderson Military
Marriage 1783 Elbert County, Georgiato Sarah Salers
Burial? 1845 East LaPorte Cemetery
Death? 9 DEC 1845 Jackson County, North Carolina

Settled in Caney Fork-present day Jackson Co.while it was still Cherokee territory. Lived in Wilkes Co. for awhile then Table Rock, SC then back to NC. Liked by indians; called him "Steke Santons" - "Little Keg" because he was little in statue. Lived among the Cherokees. Rev. War - battles at Sullivan's Island, Savannah (hit by musket ball in right arm), Charleston (wounded left thigh), prisoner - escaped and fled to GA, captured, released 5 days later, joined GA unit.