Johnson H. Hopkins

1850–
Chester, Hancock, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Johnson H.

When Johnson H. Hopkins was born in 1850, in Chester, Hancock, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jonathan Charles Hopkins, was 47 and his mother, Mary Jemima Simmons, was 44. He lived in Mercer, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Charles Hopkins
1803–1875
Mary Jemima Simmons
1806–1851
Cecilia Hopkins
1820–
Martha Hopkins
1822–
Reuben Hopkins
1824–1911
John A Hopkins
1830–1870
Simeon David Hopkins
1833–1865
Samuel Hopkins
1836–1912
Charles Hopkins
1842–
Mary Polly Hopkins
1843–
Rachel Hopkins
1846–1945
William Allen Hopkins
1847–1934
Johnson H. Hopkins
1850–
James W. Hopkins
1851–

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 11

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

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

1 English: patronymic from Hopkin . The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales.2 Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

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

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  • Johnson H Hopkins in household of Jonathan Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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