Arthur Hopkins

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

The Life Summary of Arthur

Arthur Hopkins was born about 1783, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. He died before 13 November 1829, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46.

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World Events (3)

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 3
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
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

Name Meaning

English and Welsh (Glamorgan): variant of Hopkin with genitival or excrescent -s. In Ireland, where the name is also frequent, it is sometimes Gaelicized as Mac Oibicín.History: Stephen Hopkins (c. 1580–1644) was a pilgrim on the Mayflower in 1620 and one of the founders of Plymouth Colony. At his death he left seven children and eighteen grandchildren.

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

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