Augusta Leona Hopkins

16 April 1864–22 May 1931 (Age 67)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Augusta Leona

When Augusta Leona Hopkins was born on 16 April 1864, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, Caleb Hopkins, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Augusta Dennis, was 44. She married August William Kessberger on 21 October 1884, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 22 May 1931, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

August William Kessberger
1862–1940
Augusta Leona Hopkins
1864–1931
Marriage: 21 October 1884
Mingnon Liona Kessberger
1885–1965
Mabel Irene Kessberger
1887–1933
Elsie Christine Kessberger
1890–1908
Clara Augusta Kessberger
1891–
Lawrence August Kessberger
1897–1970
Frank Howard Kessberger
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1884
Sangamon, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Female1885–1965Female

    Mabel Irene Kessberger

    Female1887–1933Female

    Elsie Christine Kessberger

    Female1890–1908Female

    Clara Augusta Kessberger

    Female1891–Female

    Male1897–1970Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 7

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hopkin . The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales.2 Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Hopkins in household of Caleb Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Gussie Kessberger in household of A W Kessberger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gussie Kessberger in household of Augustus Kessberger, "United States Census, 1920"

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