Judith Abigail Hopper

14 June 1807–30 September 1886 (Age 79)
Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Judith Abigail

When Judith Abigail Hopper was born on 14 June 1807, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Hopper, was 25 and her mother, Adelphia Ferguson, was 37. She married James Bellows on 22 December 1823, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 30 September 1886, in Lake Shore, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bellows
Judith Abigail Hopper
Marriage: 22 December 1823
John Ferguson Bellows
Elizabeth Cleopatra Bellows
Mary Adelphia Bellows
Charles Bellows
James Lemon Bellows Jr.
Lucy Ann Bellows
Nancy Jane Bellows

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1823Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dancer, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance, hop, leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.English: topographic name from Middle English hoper, hopper, in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place, probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope ) + -er, and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.English: possibly a variant of Hooper .

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Bellows - Persecution and Death, 1844

    (This is the transcript of a sixteen page handwritten letter written by Mary Adelphia Bellows Larson, giving an account of the persecution and death of her father, James Bellows by the hands of a mob. …

    Sources (23)

    • Judith Eldridge in household of Jno F Bellows, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Judith Hooper in entry for Nancy Jane Darling, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Judith King in household of Leazer King, "United States Census, 1850"

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