The Descendants of Rev. Thomas Hooker, Hartford, Connecticut, 1586-1908: Being an Account of what is Known of Rev. Thomas Hooker's Family in England : and More Particularly Concerning Himself and His Influence Upon the Early History of Our Country : Also All Items of Interest which it Has Been Possible to Gather Concerning the Early Generations of Hookers and Their Descendants in America

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Margaret Huntington Hooker, 1909 - Hooker family (Thomas Hooker, 1586-1647) - 558 pages

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Page xxvi - And another that observed the heroical spirit and courage with which this great man fulfilled his ministry, gave this account of him, "He was a person who, while doing his Master's work, would put a king in his pocket.
Page xxiii - Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
Page xxiii - They who have power to appoint officers and magistrates, it is in their power, also, to set the bounds and limitations of the power and place unto which they call them.
Page xxxiii - Minister of God's Word at Chainsford in Essex; but now of New England. Preached immediately before his departure out of old England. — Together with Ten Particular rules to be practised every day by converted Christians.
Page 463 - John,5 John,4 John,3 Samuel,2 Thomas1), son of Henry and Sarah (Hall) Hooker of Westfield, Mass., b. July, 3, 1847, at Hartford, Conn.; m. June 20, 1878, Ellen Jane Goodwin, daughter of Charles Goodwin of Pittsfield, Mass. Her father was brevetted Lieutenant during the war of the Rebellion and was killed in the battle of the Wilderness. Charles Hall Hooker fitted for College at Williston Seminary, graduated from Williams College, 1871. Paris, France, 1872. Employed in a banking house there until...
Page xxvii - Connecticutt in New England, being weake in my body, through the tender visitation of the Lord, but of sound and perfect memory, doe dispose of that outward estate I haue beene betrusted withall by him, in manner following: — I doe giue vnto my sonne John Hooker, my howsing and lands in Hartford, aforesaid, both that which is on the west, and allso that...
Page 108 - He was esteemed by all who knew him as a man of sterling integrity, strictly conservative and religious.
Page xx - ... the best part is always the least, and of that best part the wiser part is always the lesser.
Page xx - That in the matter which is referred to the judge, the sentence should lie in his breast, or be left to his discretion, according to which he should go, 1 am afraid it is a course which wants both safety and warrant.
Page 23 - March 15, 1724, in crossing the Connecticut river in a canoe with an Indian. His remains were found and buried on Fisher's Island.

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