Albert William Hopton

October 1898–1962 (Age 63)
Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Albert William

When Albert William Hopton was born in October 1898, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada, his father, George Hopton, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Harris, was 34. He married Marjorie Alberta Brown on 2 August 1922, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1962, in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 64, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Albert William Hopton
Marjorie Alberta Brown
Marriage: 2 August 1922
Dorothy Alberta Hopton
George Irvine Hopton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1922Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
    Age 8
    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
    Age 15
    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 18
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Hopton, such as those in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Suffolk, from Old English hop ‘remote enclosed place’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

    Sources (9)

    • Albert Hopton, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
    • Albert Hopton, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
    • Albert W Hopton, "United States, New York, Index to Passengers Arriving at New York City, compiled 1944-1948"

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