Arthur Hopkins

about 1783–before 13 November 1829 (Age 46)
Albemarle, Virginia, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Hopkins was born about 1783, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, his father, William Hopkins, was 43 and his mother, Mary Haden, was 35. He died before 13 November 1829, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

William Hopkins
1740–1820
Mary Haden
1748–1801
William Hopkins Jr.
1767–1832
Mary C. Hopkins
1773–
Samuel Hopkins
1774–
Jane Breckenridge Hopkins
1776–1866
Elizabeth P. Hopkins
1781–1825
Arthur Hopkins
1783–1829
Ann Hopkins
1786–
Isabella Hopkins
1788–1849
Mildred Hopkins
1790–
Margaret D Hopkins
1795–

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 9

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 13

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

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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