guy on extreme left in white shirt and dark pants is Cort
(Cort Hooper; Samuel N. Hooper; Enos Greenlee Hooper; Isaac
Hooper, Absolem Hooper).
older lady, fourth person from extreme right is Dora Seay
the wife of Samuel N. Hooper (she married Sorrells after the
death of Sam Hooper.
lady to the right of Dora with her head tilted
to the right is Effie Hooper Rice,
daughter of Samuel N. Hooper.
man fifth from the left, wearing a suit and tie is Charlie
son of Thomas Jasper Rice and Mary Minara HOOPER, from the
Obediah Hooper family.
Charlie was the husband of Effie HOOPER from Absolem Hooper
line as mentioned above.
picture was taken in the Hiawassee Georgia or maybe the
Shooting Creek area
of Clay County, NC in the later 1940's. My guess would
be about 1948 or 1949.
Grandchildren of Hoopers
guy on the front, extreme left, with the suspenders,
sweater and hands in the pockets is
my brother, Doug Rice. The guy on the front,
extreme left with the sweater and holding the hand
of a baby is my cousin, Andrew Rice. The baby is
Tommy Rice, Andrew's brother. The little
girl with blonde hair, wearing the white dress is the
sister of Andrew and Tommy Rice.
Like me, all of these Rice children are "double
Hooper", i.e. Absolem Hooper and Obadiah Hooper.
(Charlie) Rice, Sr., wife, Effie Ellen Gertrude HOOPER Rice
and son, Charles Douglas (C.D.) Rice, Jr., my dad.
son of Thomas Jasper Rice and Mary Manira Hooper - the
Obadiah Hooper line.
the daughter of Dora Seay Hooper and Samuel N. Hooper, from
the Absolem line.
taken about 1916
is the one I believe to be Sam Hooper. I am just
If this is Sam, the
picture would probably have been taken
between 1887 and 1897.
This guy looks a lot like Cort Hooper, Effie's brother.
The picture belonged to
Effie HOOPER Rice, Dora Seay HOOPER Sorrells, (widow of
Jules Sorrells, 2nd husband of Dora, and their children,
Jessie SORRELLS Sims and Ruby SORRELLS
Picture made about 1948 in the Hiawassee Georgia/Shooting
Creek, NC area.