Herman William Hopen

4 August 1856–4 February 1912 (Age 55)
Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Herman William

When Herman William Hopen was born on 4 August 1856, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, his father, Heinrich Wilhem Theodore Hopen, was 38 and his mother, Anna Sara Lammey, was 30. He married Emma Louisa Young on 14 April 1888, in Willcox, Cochise, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States in 1900 and Pinedale, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1910. He died on 4 February 1912, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Herman William Hopen
Emma Louisa Young
Marriage: 14 April 1888
Ella Cecilia Hopen
Emma Viola Hopen

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World Events (8)

Age 4
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 16
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Portuguese Homem, from homem ‘man’ (Latin homo), possibly applied as a nickname with reference to the physical or mental attributes of a man.

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

Sources (12)

  • Herman Hopen in household of William Hopen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Herman Hopen in household of William Hopen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hyrum W Hopen, "United States Census, 1910"

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