Adalaide Hurlbut

3 May 1837–22 October 1923 (Age 86)
Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Adalaide

When Adalaide Hurlbut was born on 3 May 1837, in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Alanson Ames Hurlbut, was 37 and her mother, Charlotte Selina Welch, was 23. She married Samuel R. Hopkins on 7 May 1855. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870 and Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 October 1923, in West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel R Hopkins
Adalaide Hurlbut
Marriage: 1859
Byron Daniel Hopkins
Agnes D Hopkins
Edward F Hopkins
Charles H Hopkins

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World Events (8)

Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished
Age 11
In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
Age 26
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from a medieval throwing game, known as hurlebat(te).

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

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Sources (7)

  • Adelaide Hopkins in household of David R Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adelade Hopkins in household of Daniel Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adeline Hopkins in household of Daniel Hopkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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