Eugene Albert Hopkins

22 July 1840–23 May 1913 (Age 72)
Charleston, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Eugene Albert

When Eugene Albert Hopkins was born on 22 July 1840, in Charleston, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, George Hopkins, was 43 and his mother, Betsey Holden, was 40. He married Elizabeth Wright in 1863, in Plymouth, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 23 May 1913, in Plymouth, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Albert Hopkins
1840–1913
Elizabeth Wright
1840–1918
Marriage: 1863
Evie C Hopkins
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1863
Plymouth, Penobscot, Maine, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    George Hopkins

    Male1797–1882Male

    Betsey Holden

    Female1800–1877Female

siblings

(3)

    Hilliard D Hopkins

    Male1838–1890Male

    Male1840–1913Male

    Thaxter Hopkins

    Male1843–Male

World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 2

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

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)

  • Eugene Hopkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert U Hopkins in household of George Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert Hopkins in household of George Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"

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