Virginia Ernestine Hopkins

6 May 1852–22 August 1937 (Age 85)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Virginia Ernestine

When Virginia Ernestine Hopkins was born on 6 May 1852, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Richard Lambeth Hopkins, was 32 and her mother, Rhoda Dean, was 31. She married James Monroe Grant on 2 February 1879. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tennessee Township, Grant, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Leola, Grant, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 22 August 1937, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Chambersville, Calhoun, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Grant
1857–1933
Virginia Ernestine Hopkins
1852–1937
Marriage: 2 February 1879
Susie Cora Grant
1879–1956
Howard Edward Grant
1881–1957
Luther Grant
1883–1969
Mary Jane Grant
1885–1949
Sarah B. Grant
1888–1906
Thomas Tennessee Grant
1890–1956
Eli Sullivan Grant
1893–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1879
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Granville Hopkins

    Male1843–Male

    George W. Hopkins

    Male1845–1916Male

    Male1847–Male

    Mariah Hopkins

    Female1849–1925Female

    Female1852–1937Female

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 9

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Virginia Hopkins in household of Richard Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ernestine Hopkins in household of Richard Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ernestine V Grant in household of James L Grant, "United States Census, 1930"

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