When Maria Louise Fenner was born on 2 September 1815, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jeremiah A. Fenner, was 30 and her mother, Mary Angell, was 22. She married Colonel Stephen Greene Hopkins on 1 June 1835, in Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 12 March 1880, in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Woodstock Central Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States.
English: from Middle English fen(ne) ‘fen, marsh’ (Old English fenn) + -er, a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a marsh or fen. Fenn Place in Worth in Sussex had owners called atte Fenne, who in the time of King Henry VI (1421–1471) apparently changed their name to Fenner. See Fenn .
English: variant of Fainer, from Middle English feiner, fener ‘haymonger, one who sells hay’ (Old French fenier), or perhaps a nickname from Middle English feiner ‘inventor; hypocrite’.
South German and Swiss German: occupational name for an ensign or standard bearer, from Middle High German vener, an agent derivative of Middle High German vane ‘flag’. See also Fenrich .
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