William David Hopper

21 April 1849–30 August 1928 (Age 79)

The Life Summary of William David

When William David Hopper was born on 21 April 1849, his father, William Hopper, was 31 and his mother, Jane Evans, was 31. He married Catherine Amelia Caldwell on 26 January 1881, in Carleton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nepean, Carleton, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 30 August 1928, in Merrickville, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 79.

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William David Hopper
Catherine Amelia Caldwell
Marriage: 26 January 1881
Mabel Jane Hopper
James Harvey Hopper
William John Evans Hopper
Arthur Ernest Hopper
Ellen Amelia Hopper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1881Carleton, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 18
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 20
    Age 22
    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dancer, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance, hop, leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.English: topographic name from Middle English hoper, hopper, in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place, probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope ) + -er, and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.English: possibly a variant of Hooper .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • William D Hopper in entry for Harry Alexander Yates and Myrtle Mary Hopper, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Wm David Hopper, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
    • Wm David Hopper in household of Wm Hopper, "Canada Census, 1871"

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