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ond) John Austin, a noted merchant of Hart-
ford. ' She died at Hartford in 1753, ten years
after the death of her second husband. By
her second husband she had two children, one
of whom died young. Nathaniel Hooker mar-
ried, December 28, 1698, Mary, daughter of
the Hon. Nathaniel and Sarah ( Boosey I
Standley, of Hartford, Connecticut, born in
that city, October 8, 1677. She had been be-
trothed to Roger Hooker, a brother of Na-
thaniel, who died in 1698. Children: i. Mary,
born at Hartford, December 3, 1699, "i'*-"''
January 2, 1765. 2. Alice, born at Hartford.
November 12, 1701. 3. Sarah, born at Hart-
ford, November 7, 1704. 4. Abigail, born at
Hartford, baptized in 1707, died at Norwich,
Connecticut ; became the third wife of the
Rev. Benjamin Lord. 5. Nathaniel, see for-
ward.

(VT) Nathaniel (2), youngest son of Na-
thaniel ( I ) and Mary ( Standley ) Hooker,
was born in 1710, baptized October 8, 1710,
died at Hartford, Connecticut, January 27,
1763. He was a prominent man in colonial
affairs, captain of the militia, a merchant of
Hartford, and represented the town in the
colonial assembly during three sessions. lie
left a large estate. He married Eunice, born
in Hartford, January 26, 1709, daughter of
Governor Joseph and Eunice (Howell- Wake-
man) Talcott, of Hartford. Children: Na-
thaniel, born at Hartford, December 5. 1737;
Eunice, 1740; James, see forward; Mary, born
in 1744, died at Hartford, Connecticut, Au-
gust 27. 1763; Horace, born .Vugust 24. I74''>.

(VH) James, son of Nathaniel (2) and
Eunice (Talcott) Hooker, was born at Hart-
ford, August 15, 1742, and died at Windsor,
Connecticut, December 10, 1805. He was a
merchant of Hartford and Windsor, having
with his brothers succeeded to the business of
his father at Hartford, and establishing a bus-
iness at Windsor. The Windsor firm became
Ilooker & Chaffee, consisting of James J-Took-
er. silent partner, Horace Hooker, his brother,
and John Chaffee, a brother of James Hook-
er's third wife. Before the revolutionary war
]h\< w.-i'i one of the largest and most l1nnri



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