Grimsby Newspapers
Hooper, Ebenezer (Birthday: 88 on 3 Jan 1935)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 16 Jan 1935, p. 4


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Dr. Ebenezer Hooper of Brockville, believed to be the oldest active Baptist minister in Canada and who was formerly stationed in this district, on January 3rd celebrated his 88th birthday. It is interesting to note that during Dr. Hooper's term in Beamsville about the year 1877 he held services in Grimsby and was instrumental in the building of the Baptist Church at that time.

Dr. Hooper who is a veteran of the medical profession remembers witnessing the funeral of the Duke of Wellington in his native London. During his career he has participated in the British paper trade, farming in Ontario, the ministry and medicine. Dr. Hooper served as a surgeon during the North West Rebellion nearly 50 years ago and was also the first medical superintendent of Kingston General Hospital.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Birthdays
Notes:
Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum
Date of Publication:
16 Jan 1935
Date Of Event:
3 Jan 1935
Last Name(s):
Hooper
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Hooper, Ebenezer (Birthday: 88 on 3 Jan 1935)