When Hezekiah Hopper was born on 4 March 1804, in Henry, Virginia, United States, his father, Captain James B Hopper, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Oakes, was 24. He married Mildred Fulkerson Hill on 20 September 1823, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 28 June 1880, in Madison, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States.
English: occupational name for a dancer, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance, hop, leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.
English: topographic name from Middle English hoper, hopper, in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place, probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope ) + -er, and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.
English: possibly a variant of Hooper .
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