William David Hopper

21 April 1849–30 August 1928 (Age 79)
Merivale, Carleton, Canada West, British Colony

The Life 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 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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Family Time Line

William David Hopper
1849–1928
Catherine Amelia Caldwell
1854–1943
Marriage: 26 January 1881
Mabel Jane Hopper
1881–1973
James Harvey Hopper
1884–1961
William John Evans Hopper
1885–1937
Arthur Ernest Hopper
1886–1960
Ellen Amelia Hopper
1891–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1881
Carleton, Ontario, Canada
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Hopper

    Male1818–1897Male

    Jane Evans

    Female1818–1884Female

siblings

(6)

+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.
1869

Age 20

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1871

Age 22

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a professional tumbler or acrobat, or a nickname for a restless individual with plenty of energy, Middle English hoppere, an agent derivative of Old English hoppian ‘to hop’.2 German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.3 Dutch: occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Hopper in entry for Harry Alexander Yates and Myrtle Mary Hopper, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • William David Hopper in entry for James Harvey Hopper and Stella Carss Jamieson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Wm David Hopper, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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