Susanah Hopkin

24 October 1790–18 March 1862
Smisby, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Susanah

When Susanah Hopkin was christened on 24 October 1790, in Smisby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Hopkin, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Matchet, was 24. She married George Meakin on 4 June 1810. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She was buried in Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Meakin
Susanah Hopkin
Marriage: 4 June 1810
James Meakin
Thomas Meakin
Lydia Meakin
Henry Meakin
Sarah Meakin
Harriet Meakin
Betsey Meakin

Spouse and Children

4 June 1810


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Hopkin


    Lydia Matchet




+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Hobb, a pet form of Robert ( see Hobbs ). This form is also common in Wales.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Meakin in household of James Meakin, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Susan Meakin in household of George Meakin, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Susannah Hopkins, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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