Andrew Logan Hopkins

Brief Life History of Andrew Logan

When Andrew Logan Hopkins was born in January 1868, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Otey Hopkins, was 34 and his mother, Elvira America Burke, was 30. He married Nannie Young on 22 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 11, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 27 November 1908, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Double Springs, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Andrew Logan Hopkins
Nannie Young
Marriage: 22 December 1889
Winfrid Hopkins
Irvin Franklin Hopkins
Pvt John Odie Hopkins
Rhoda Belle Hopkins
Melissa Hopkins

Sources (21)

  • A L Hopkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A L Hopkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Andrew Logan Hopkins, "Tennessee Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh (Glamorgan): variant of Hopkin with genitival or excrescent -s. In Ireland, where the name is also frequent, it is sometimes Gaelicized as Mac Oibicín.

History: Stephen Hopkins (c. 1580–1644) was a pilgrim on the Mayflower in 1620 and one of the founders of Plymouth Colony. At his death he left seven children and eighteen grandchildren.

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

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