Mary Patton Hopkins

12 October 1789–15 October 1859 (Age 70)
County Londonderry, Ireland

The Life of Mary Patton

Mary Patton Hopkins was born on 12 October 1789, in County Londonderry, Ireland as the daughter of David Hopkins and Matilda Patton. She married John Moody on 5 May 1808, in Magilligan, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 October 1859, at the age of 70, and was buried in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Moody
1774–1854
Mary Patton Hopkins
1789–1859
Marriage: 5 May 1808
Abraham James Hopkins Moody
1809–1899
Margaret Ann Moody
1811–1881
William Moody
1813–1813
Mary Moody
1814–1815
John Moody
1817–1885
William Alexander Moody
1819–1860
Henry Bruce Moody
1820–1878
Hopkins Moody
1822–
Mary Elizabeth Moody
1824–
Samuel Butler Moody
1826–1909
Solomon Moody
1828–1912
Israel Joseph Moody
1829–1921
Matilda Ruth Moody
1832–
David Moody
1834–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1808
Magilligan, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Hopkins

    MaleMale

    Matilda Patton

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(4)

    Female1789–1859Female

    Mark Hopkins

    Male1794–1882Male

    Jane Hopkins

    Female1798–1834Female

    Alexander Hopkins

    Male1798–Male

World Events (7)

1798

Age 9

Battle of Antrim.
1798

Age 9

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.
1815

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • The Moody Family Tree, 1789-1968
  • Newspaper article about the Moody family (and David Moody)

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