Daniel Helfer Hopkins

7 January 1885–11 May 1964 (Age 79)
Lagro, Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life of Daniel Helfer

When Daniel Helfer Hopkins was born on 7 January 1885, in Lagro, Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Henry Hopkins, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Cramer, was 28. He married Tena Blocher on 13 November 1914, in Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Pleasant Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 11 May 1964, in North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Daniel Helfer Hopkins
Tena Blocher
Marriage: 13 November 1914
Alma Laura Hopkins

Spouse and Children

13 November 1914
Wabash, Indiana, United States


    Alma Laura Hopkins


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Henry Hopkins


    Elizabeth Ann Cramer




+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Daniel H Hopkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel Hopkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel H Hopkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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