The Shemwell Family

Olive Fern HooperAge: 52 years19061958

Name
Olive Fern Hooper
Given names
Olive Fern
Surname
Hooper
Married name
Olive Fern Richards
Birth May 15, 1906 24 19
Birth of a sisterVivian L Hooper
April 16, 1908 (Age 23 months)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterOvella Audrey Hooper
July 27, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLuther Wayne Hooper
September 30, 1913 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentEdmund RalstonMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1918 and 1920 (Age 11 years)

Death of a fatherLuther Erie Hooper
1918 (Age 11 years)
Note: Known in the family that he died in the 1918 flu epidemic
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJean Reigh Ralston
June 2, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a parentMichael Leroy TroutmanMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1921 and 1925 (Age 14 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Gordon McGehee
July 9, 1921 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Betty Fern Richards
November 26, 1923 (Age 17 years)
Census 1925 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDonald Leroy Troutman
June 23, 1926 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Robert Lewis Richards
February 14, 1927 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 23 years)
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Census April 29, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Bruce Wesley Richards
December 9, 1944 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonBruce Wesley Richards
April 18, 1945 (Age 38 years)
Associate: Noble Everett Richards Sr
Associate: Olive Fern Hooper
Death
Bruce Wesley Richards
April 18, 1945 (Age 38 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherHarriette A “Hattie” Howell
November 21, 1945 (Age 39 years)
Census May 2, 1950 (Age 43 years)
Death July 10, 1958 (Age 52 years)
Obituary
Newspaper Obituary
after July 10, 1958

Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
Luther Erie Hooper
Birth: February 13, 1882 22 27Alpena, Boone, Arkansas, United States
Death: 1918Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States
mother
Marriage: May 29, 1905Washington, Arkansas, United States
1 year
herself
Olive Fern Hooper
Birth: May 15, 1906 24 19Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: July 10, 1958Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
23 months
younger sister
Vivian L Hooper
Birth: April 16, 1908 26 20Arkansas, United States
Death: February 12, 1996Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ovella Audrey Hooper
Birth: July 27, 1910 28 23Arkansas, United States
Death: October 1978El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Jefferson, Colorado, United States
Mother’s family with Edmund Ralston - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1918 and 1920
2 years
half-sister
Jean Reigh Ralston
Birth: June 2, 1920 50 33Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: October 16, 2006El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Mother’s family with Michael Leroy Troutman - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1921 and 1925
6 years
half-brother
Donald Leroy Troutman
Birth: June 23, 1926 40 39El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: February 15, 2008Chico, Butte, California, United States
Family with Noble Everett Richards Sr - View this family
husband
Noble Everett Richards Sr
Birth: October 15, 1897 26 21Ottumwa, Coffey, Kansas, United States
Death: August 31, 1984Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
herself
Olive Fern Hooper
Birth: May 15, 1906 24 19Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Death: July 10, 1958Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States
daughter
Betty Fern Richards
Birth: November 26, 1923 26 17Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: January 28, 2009Pinellas, Florida, United States
daughter
Private
son
Robert Lewis Richards
Birth: February 14, 1927 29 20Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: January 10, 2010Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States
son
Private
son
Bruce Wesley Richards
Birth: December 9, 1944 47 38Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States
Death: April 18, 1945Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States

Olive Fern Hooper has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Luther Erie Hooper - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Hooper, Luther EheadMW27M5ARARTNENGLaborerRailroadWN3YYRH
Hooper, Mary MwifeFW22M522ARMOARYY
Hooper, Olive FdaughterFW4SMOARAR
Hooper, Vivian LdaughterFW2SARARAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Edmund Ralston - Household

Butler, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Ralston, EdmundheadRMW50MPAPAPAYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Mary MwifeFW32MARMOARYCookRestaurant
Hooper, Olive Fstep daughterFW14SMOARARY
Hooper, Vivian Lstep daughterFW12SARARARY
Hooper, Ovella Astep daughterFW9SARARAR
Hooper, Luther Wstep sonMW6SARARAR

CensusKansas, United States - Census transcript - Noble Everett Richards Sr. - Household

Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondBPOccupation
Richards, Noble EheadMW27MKSDay Labor
Hooper, Olive FwifeFW19MMO
Richards, Betty FdaughterFW1SKS