Bucklin Hopkins

24 January 1783–25 April 1860 (Age 77)
Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Bucklin

When Bucklin Hopkins was born on 24 January 1783, in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Jephtha Hopkins, was 29 and his mother, Anna L. Bucklin, was 21. He married Avis Hopkins in 1808, in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 25 April 1860, in his hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Bucklin Hopkins
Avis Hopkins
Marriage: 1808
Lucine Hopkins
Clarisa Julia Hopkins
Lovina Hopkins
Laura Ann Hopkins
Asenath Hopkins
Samuel Deforest Hopkins
Royal Farmer Hopkins
Lillies Randall Hopkins
Clarissa Julia Hopkins

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  • Marriage
    1808Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    1790 · 13th State
    Age 7
    On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
    Age 21
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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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    Sources (27)

    • Bucklin 2nd. Hopkins in entry for Laura Ann Hopkins, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Bucklin Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Bucklin Hopkins in entry for Samuel D. Hopkins and Lydia Whitehorn, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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