Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

Person Page 3,169

Mary Hooper

b. about 1808, d. 2 April 1875

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Mary Hooper was born about 1808 in Drayton.1,2


FatherWilliam Hooper (d. before 1856)
MotherGrace Lloyd (b. about 1785, d. before 1856)

Family life

John House and Mary Hooper were married about 1829 in Drayton.2,3

Children with John House (b. January 1807, d. 12 December 1888)

SonHouse (d. before 1888)
SonHouse (d. before 1888)
SonHouse (d. before 1888)
DaughterMartha House (b. about 1831, d. before 12 December 1888)
SonCharles House (b. about 1833, d. after 1888)
DaughterEllen House (b. about 1835, d. after 1888)
DaughterFanny House (b. about 1838, d. after 1888)
SonWilliam House (b. about 1842, d. after 1888)
DaughterGrace House+ (b. 12 August 1845, d. 6 October 1900)
SonJob House (b. about 1849, d. after 1888)

Working life

  • On 4 September 1856 Mary Hooper was a farmhouse servant.1


Mary Hooper died on 2 April 1875 at Harbour Street off Hay Street in Sydney. chronic diarrhoea||She was survived by 3 sons and 4 daughters and was predeceased by 3 sons2 She was buried on 4 April 1875 at Balmain C of E Cemetery in Leichhardt. There does not appear to have been a minister of religion involved in her burial2


  1. [S329] House and Hope families entry, Lloyds, Passenger List, 1856; in (Kingswood: NSW Government Archives.)
  2. [S351] Death Certificate, Mary House, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1875 No 928.
  3. [S400] Death Certificate, John House, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1888 No 2062.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Last Edited21 August 2018