Mary Elizabeth " Eliza" Hopkins

1862–19 December 1927 (Age 65)
Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth " Eliza"

When Mary Elizabeth " Eliza" Hopkins was born in 1862, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Washington Hopkins, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth J Saylor, was 29. She lived in Hancock, Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 19 December 1927, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Layman, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

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George Washington Hopkins
Elizabeth J Saylor
John Jack Hopkins
James Hopkins
John M Hopkins
Stephen R Hopkins
Joseph Hopkins
Rachael Elizabeth Hopkins
Lewis Henry Hopkins
Mary Elizabeth " Eliza" Hopkins
Sally Ann Hopkins
Marinda Hopkins
Jabez Wilborne Hopkins

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 0
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 19
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • Mary E Hopkins in household of George Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Brock, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Mary Hopkins in household of George Hopkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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