Maria Louise Fenner

2 September 1815–12 March 1880 (Age 64)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Maria Louise

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.

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Family Time Line

Colonel Stephen Greene Hopkins
Maria Louise Fenner
Marriage: 1 June 1835
Eliza Maria Hopkins
Child Hopkins
Stephen Randall Hopkins
Francis Milton Hopkins
Child Hopkins
Frank Adelbert Hopkins
Mary Eliza Hopkins
Abbie Louise Hopkins
Millard Fillmore Hopkins
Mary Amelia Hopkins
Addie Marie Hopkins

Spouse and Children

    Colonel Stephen Greene Hopkins



1 June 1835
Rhode Island, United States


    Eliza Maria Hopkins


    Stephen Randall Hopkins


    Francis Milton Hopkins


    Child Hopkins


    Frank Adelbert Hopkins


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 14

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 20

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area ( see Fenn ).2 South 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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria S Hopkins in household of Stephen G Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maria L Hopkins in household of Stephen G Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria L Hopkins in household of Stephen G Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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