Mary Elizabeth " Eliza" Hopkins

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

George Washington Hopkins
1823–1901
Elizabeth J Saylor
1833–1910
John Jack Hopkins
1845–
Stephen R Hopkins
1851–
Joseph Hopkins Sr.
1856–1933
Rachael Elizabeth Hopkins
1857–
Lewis Henry Hopkins
1859–
John M Hopkins
1860–1939
Mary Elizabeth " Eliza" Hopkins
1862–1927
James Hopkins
1864–1928
Sally Ann Hopkins
1865–
Marinda Hopkins
1869–1929
Jabez Wilborne Hopkins
1870–

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Hopkins

    Male1823–1901Male

    Female1833–1910Female

siblings

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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.
1863

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

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.

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

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