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Hooper Ware family papers

Hooper Ware family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hooper Ware family papers
Creator: Hooper family
Inclusive Dates: 1848-1916
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3792
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles Jefferson Hooper (b. 1806) and Jane Byrd Word (b. 1813) married on June 14, 1832. Their son Charles Word Hooper (1843-1919) served as a Confederate private of Company E, 5th Georgia Regiment and their daughter Sarah Jane (Jennie) Hooper (b. 1838) married Dr. Edward A. O. Ware (1833-1866) in 1859. In 1865, Dr. Ware and his wife fled to Texas.

Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence between Edward A. O. Ware and his family while he was in medical school; letters between Sarah Jane Hooper Ware, her mother Jane Byrd Word Hooper, and other family members during the war and concerning the Ware's trek to Texas at the close of the Civil War; Sarah Jane Hooper's diploma from Cassville Female College; three photographs of Charles W. Hooper and his discharge from Georgia 8th Regiment; and two slave auction receipts issued to Edward A. O. Ware.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hooper Ware family papers, ms 3792, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2013.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 15th
Hooper, Charles Word, 1843-1919
Ware, Edward A. O., 1833-1866
Ware, Sarah Jane (Jennie), 1838-

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1848-1916
1Diploma and photograph, 1858