Sarah Hopkins

1810–1875 (Age 65)
Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Hopkins was born in 1810, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Stephen Hopkins, was 25 and her mother, Mary Adamson, was 19. She married Martin Wadkins on 14 January 1824. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 May 1875, in Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Hopkins
1810–1875
Martin Wadkins
1804–1861
Marriage: 14 January 1824
Stephen Wadkins
1828–1908
Andrew Wadkins
1830–
Mary Wadkins
1832–
John Wadkins
1839–
Isaac Wadkins
1841–
Jane Wadkins
1847–
Nancy Wadkins
1849–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1824
Wilson,Tennessee
children

(7)

  • Stephen Wadkins

    Male1828–1908Male

  • Andrew Wadkins

    Male1830–Male

  • Mary Wadkins

    Female1832–Female

  • John Wadkins

    Male1839–Male

  • Isaac Wadkins

    Male1841–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hadkins in household of Martin Hadkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Salley Hopkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Salley Hopkins, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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