Dirk Hopkins

–2015
Florida, United States

The Life of Dirk

Dirk Hopkins was born as the son of Harvey Sylvester Hopkins Jr and Louise Heim. He died in 2015, in Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Sylvester Hopkins Jr
1913–1993
Louise Heim
1915–
Dirk Hopkins
–2015
Bruce Hopkins

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Sylvester Hopkins Jr

    Male1913–1993Male

    Louise Heim

    Female1915–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male–2015Male

    Bruce Hopkins

    MaleMale

World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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