William Henry Hopkins

Male25 September 1872–21 October 1921

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Hopkins was born on 25 September 1872, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Edward Holston Hopkins, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ella Mullinnix, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Mabel Rosalie Smith. He lived in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 21 October 1921, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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William Henry Hopkins
Mabel Rosalie Smith
Marie Hopkins
LeRoy Hopkins
Arva Hopkins
Annie Mae Hopkins
Ethel Irene Hopkins
Fannie Belle Hopkins
Beatrice Elizabeth Hopkins

Sources (12)

  • William Hopkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Henry Hopkins, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William H. Hopkins in entry for Marie Hopkins Wood, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 6

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.


Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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