Elizabeth Bell Hoppes

1 May 1890–25 April 1969 (Age 78)
Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Bell

When Elizabeth Bell Hoppes was born on 1 May 1890, in Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Francis Marion Hoppes, was 39 and her mother, Mary Lydia Brown, was 34. She married George Porter Parker on 13 June 1910, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Richland Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 April 1969, in Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Porter Parker
Elizabeth Bell Hoppes
Marriage: 13 June 1910
Hester Mae Parker
Henry Francis Parker
Mildred Virginia Parker
Thurman Willis Parker
Vivian Marie Parker
Doloris Mae Parker

Spouse and Children

13 June 1910
Madison, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Hoppes


    Mary Lydia Brown




    Emma Frances Hoppes


    Cary A Hoppes




    Charles Clinton Hoppes


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppes ‘hop(s)’.

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

Story Highlight

Elizabeth Hoppes

I only met her once when I was about 7 or maybe 8 years old. She always had a very severe expression on her face. She had almost no relationship with any of her children because she was a member of th …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Parker in household of George Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth J Hoppes in household of Francis M Hopper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Parker in household of George R Parker, "United States Census, 1930"

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