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Hooper and/or Chatman

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Re: Hooper and/or Chatman

Posted: 1342401723000
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If you hit a brick wall then something is better than nothing. This is an excerpt from a letter written by my ancestor in Caswell County.

Yanceyville Decem 7th 1838

...In the next place, Some time lately (as the tale goes) and When I do not Know, It is Said that Squire John C. ____, Met with Miss Mary Hunby a Sister of Jack Hooper's Wife at the old Petty's, He found her to be of good Size, Weighing about 175, of about 30 years of age ____ ___ Sorrow Cannot long hold Sway over the heart and he offered to Share his heart and hand with her - She listened with downcast looks and K____blushed- But with and air of resignation and they are to be Married on Wednesday night next - There is great fixing at H______ , old Aunt Petty Hooper is now Down Scouring up the Skillets & putting the Big pot in the little one - H_____ Starts in the Morning Down to Halifax for the ____ With _____ G____ __ & Elijah Graves ___ as Masters of Ceremony...
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