Janet ( Jessie) Hopper

3 June 1834–after 15 September 1900 (Age 66)
Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet ( Jessie)

When Janet ( Jessie) Hopper was born on 3 June 1834, in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hopper, was 33 and her mother, Jane Crow, was 30. She married William Trotter on 26 June 1857, in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 15 September 1900, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

William Trotter
1834–1902
Janet ( Jessie) Hopper
1834–1900
Marriage: 26 June 1857
William Trotter
1857–1906
Thomas Trotter
1859–
Alexander Trotter
1862–
Jane Helen Trotter
1865–
Robert Trotter
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1857
Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Male1857–1906Male

    Thomas Trotter

    Male1859–Male

    Alexander Trotter

    Male1862–Male

    Jane Helen Trotter

    Female1865–Female

    Male1870–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1800–1879Male

    Jane Crow

    Female1804–1892Female

siblings

(9)

    James Hopper

    Male1824–1894Male

    Isabella Brown Hopper

    Female1827–1912Female

    Jean Hopper

    Female1830–Female

    Female1834–1900Female

    Male1837–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 4

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
1843

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 20

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a professional tumbler or acrobat, or a nickname for a restless individual with plenty of energy, Middle English hoppere, an agent derivative of Old English hoppian ‘to hop’.2 German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.3 Dutch: occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Hopper, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Janet Trotter in household of William Trotter, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Janet Trotter in household of William Trotter, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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