Luvisey Hopper

Brief Life History of Luvisey

When Luvisey Hopper was born in 1823, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Hopper, was 21 and her mother, Jane Hopper, was 22. She died after 1850, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hopper
1802–1869
Jane Hopper
1801–1876
Luvisey Hopper
1823–1850
Levi Hopper
1823–
Hestina Ann Hopper
1825–
Joseph Hopper
1826–
Jesse James Hopper
1827–
Partha Parlee Hopper
1830–
Levi Hopper
1833–
Delila Hopper
1836–
Ellender Hopper
1838–1913
Matilda Hopper
1841–1880

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    World Events (3)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    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

    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 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dancer, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance, hop, leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.

    English: topographic name from Middle English hoper, hopper, in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place, probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope ) + -er, and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.

    English: possibly a variant of Hooper .

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

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