Henry Hooker House

The Henry Hooker House is a historic home in the Kensington section of Berlin, Connecticut.

Henry Hooker

Henry Hooker was the son of Saxa and Clarissa (Stocking) Hooker, and was born September 20, 1809 in Kensington, CT. He was a direct descendant of Thomas Hooker.

On September 16, 1840, he married Charlotte Lum of the Squantic section of Oxford, Connecticut.

Hooker was the head of the Hooker Carriage Company of New Haven, Connecticut.

He had two children: Frank Henry Hooker, born in New Haven on January 11, 1843; and Norman Albert Hooker, born in New Haven on August 17, 1847.

He died in Kensington on October 3, 1873.

Mrs. Clarissa Hooker died on October 2, 1880 in the Kensington home at the age of 69.

There is a school named after him in New Haven.

The House

Henry and his family lived in New Haven, but kept the family home in Kensington as a summer residence.

Currently, the house is a private residence. It is located at 111 High Road across from the intersection of High Road and Simms Road in a residential section of town.

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