Robert Emmett Hopkins SR

24 March 1833–9 May 1901 (Age 68)
Pompey, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Robert Emmett

When Robert Emmett Hopkins SR was born on 24 March 1833, in Pompey, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Hezekiah Hopkins, was 28 and his mother, Susan Brace Hopkins, was 28. He married Mary Fay Benson on 26 May 1864. He lived in United States in 1901. He died on 9 May 1901, in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, North Tarrytown, Mount Pleasant, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Robert Emmett Hopkins SR
Mary Fay Benson
Marriage: 26 May 1864

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26 May 1864

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Robert K Hopkins, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Robert E in entry for Robert E Hopkins, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Robert Emmett Hopkins in entry for Robert Emmett Hopkins, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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