Benjamin Hoopes

29 September 1889–2 February 1975 (Age 85)
Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Hoopes was born on 29 September 1889, in Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, Harlow Redfield Hoopes, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Elmira Spidell, was 23. He married Mary Mae Fiefield on 15 October 1912, in Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 2 February 1975, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hoopes
Mary Mae Fiefield
Marriage: 15 October 1912
Mildred Hoopes
Jesse Benjamin Hoopes
Clarence Leonard Hoopes
Phillis Hoopes
Teddy Ray Hoopes
Donald William Hoopes
Velda May Hoopes
George Walter Hoopes
Lawrence Raymond Hoopes
Paul Lavern Hoopes
Dorothy Irene Hoopes
Lois Margaret Hoopes
Edward Lee Hoopes
Harlow Redfield Hoopes

Spouse and Children

15 October 1912
Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States


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Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Hoop 1.

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

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Story Highlight

Benjamin Hoopes - 1889

Benjamin Hoopes and Mary Fifield Benjamin Hoopes was born September 29, 1889, at Riverdale, Bear Lake County, Idaho. He was the fourth child in a family of ten children. His parents were Harlo …

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Hoopes, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Benjiman Hoopes, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ben Hoopes in household of Clare Fifield, "United States Census, 1940"

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