, arrived in New England 3 Sept. 1633, and settled at Camb.
to Hartford July 1636, and d. there 7 July 1647, a. 61.
In his will, dated 7 July 1647, he named his w. Susanna, sons John and Samuel, and dau.,Joanna, deceased (w. of Rev. Thomas Shepard); Mary, deceased (w. of Rev. Roger Newton); and Sarah, who afterwards m. Rev. John Wilson, Jr., of Medfield.
The character of Mr. Hooker has deservedly been held in reverence in New England He was considered one of the most able theologia with Mr. Hooker's equal, either for preaching or for disputing.
（Mather's Mag.) While in Camb.
he res. on the northerly side of Harvard Street, nearly opposite to Holyoke Street, on the site afterwards owned and occupied successively by Rev. Thomas Shepard, Rev. Jonathan Mitchell, President Leverett, and the Professors Wigglesworth, father and son; the westerly end of Boylston Hall stands on the Hooker house-lot.
2. Samuel, s. of Thomas (1), supposed to have been b. in Camb.