Mary Ann Hopkins

3 May 1829–about 1843 (Age 13)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hopkins was born on 3 May 1829, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Ezekiel Hopkins, was 27 and her mother, Lydia Gravatt, was 25. She died about 1843, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Hopkins
1801–1872
Lydia Gravatt
1804–1845
John Wesley Hopkins
1825–
Hector Hopkins
1827–1884
Mary Ann Hopkins
1829–1843
Thomas Stuart Hopkins
1831–
Henrietta Gravatt Hopkins
1833–1846
Sarah Sophia Hopkins
1835–1926
Robert Gravatt Hopkins
1837–1908
Ezekiel Hopkins
1839–1911
Daniel Hopkins
1841–1920

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 1
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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 1
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1833
Age 4
The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.

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.

Possible Related Names

Hopkin

Sources (2)

  • Mrs Mary Hopkins in entry for Mrs Edward A Thomann Hopkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Mary Ann Hopkins, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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