Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03658
Claimant: Hooper, C.A, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Hotel St.
Statistics: 2532 characters 438 words
Cl. 3658, C. A. Hooper, See W. [Wood]
F.T. 274-275v3

R.W. Wood, M.D. appeared for claimant and offered in evidence a deed of the Premises from Eliab Grimes to William C. Little, deceased husband of claimant, dated November 30, 1837.

S. Reynolds, sworn, on deed being shown to the claimant. I am a subscribing witness to this deed, and was present at its execution. It was signed and sealed by Eliab Grimes. Mr. Little had possession of these premises until his death in 1838 and his widow (claimant) has had peaceable possession ofhte same ever since. I have always understood that she had these pre ....

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.... . Little where he had lived until he died in November 1837, and his wife has lived there to the present time; No one has objected. I believe that is her 1/3 interest in her husband's estate.

R.W. Wood, sworn, I have seen this place in Honolulu, Oahu. When W.C. Little, the first husband of Mrs. Hooper died, his estate was settled by C. Brewer and William Ladd in 1839 and they designated this place for her. Later Kekuanaoa agreed to convey that place to her, he was the officer who managed the estate of deceased persons at that time.

[Award 3658; R.P. 57; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 1.21 Acs]