There is mention of a George R. Hooker of Clay Co. who was the brother of James Hooker who was the father of Margaret Hooker who we are decendant from. The court documents lists the date as being 1839 and mentions that James Hooker was the father of Joseph Hooker and there was a deed registered in Knox Co court 27 May 1817.
Hooker families descended from James Hooker b1827 and
wife Emily b 1832 he was from NC
Their children were: Clinton Hooker b 1854 knox Co m Mary J. Wagners had son Franklin b 1878; Franklin Hooker b 1856; Margarette Hooker m 10-24-1874 - William Letcher Bundy b
1853; Catherine Hooker b 1861 m 5-7-1896 to Milliard Scalf; Elizabeth Hooker b1862; John Hooker b 1864; Salley Hooker b 1865; Daniel Hooker b1869; Nancy Hooker b 1869; Mary Hooker b 1853.Marriages: Cassie Hooker m Chester Scalf 11-28-1906 Catherine Hooker m Milliard Scalf 5-7-1896 Zelphia Hooker m Jarvis Gray 5-25-1894 Zenia Hooker m Henry Scalf 7-18-1903