Minerva A. Hopson

8 January 1844–18 December 1918 (Age 74)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Minerva A.

Minerva A. Hopson was born on 8 January 1844, in Virginia, United States as the daughter of Emily A. She married William Tully on 23 June 1861. She lived in Liberty Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Cuivre Township, Pike, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 December 1918, in Bowling Green, Pike, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Cyrene, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Tully
Minerva A. Hopson
Marriage: 23 June 1861

Spouse and Children

    William Tully



23 June 1861

Parents and Siblings

    Emily A





    Ellen Hobson


    Isabella Hobson


World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 3

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 20

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hobson .

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

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Story Highlight

Parents are Carrey Samuel Hopson b 1821 in NY & Emily Hopson. Minerva married during Civil War to Wm Tully in 1860 who died a short time thereafter in St. Louis, MO. Later, Minnie married Mr. Welch 18 …

Sources (3)

  • Minervia Harbold in household of Jacob Harbold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minervia G Herbold in household of Jacob W Herbold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minerva Hopson in household of Samuel Hopson, "United States Census, 1860"

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