Letitia Jane Clendenin

2 February 1824–3 August 1902 (Age 78)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Letitia Jane

When Letitia Jane Clendenin was born on 2 February 1824, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Clendenin, was 42 and her mother, Mary Patterson, was 34. She married William Logan Hopper on 17 September 1852. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 3 August 1902, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Logan Hopper
Letitia Jane Clendenin
Marriage: 17 September 1852
Mary Eva Hopper
Harrison Clendenin Hopper
Harriet Bell Hopper
William Hopper
Mary E Hopper
Charles L. Hopper
Francis Gardner Hopper

Spouse and Children

17 September 1852


    Mary Eva Hopper


    Harrison Clendenin Hopper


    Harriet Bell Hopper


    William Hopper


    Mary E Hopper


+2 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

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.

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Glendenning .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lettitia ? Clendenin in household of James P Ewing, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Letitia J Clendinson in household of R G Clendenning, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Latecia J Hopper in household of Wm L Hopper, "United States Census, 1860"

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