William R Hopkins

12 February 1876–27 April 1944 (Age 68)
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life of William R

When William R Hopkins was born on 12 February 1876, his father, Daniel Alfred Hopkins, was 30 and his mother, Josephine Booth, was 31. He married Ella A Long on 19 January 1899, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1944, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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William R Hopkins
Ella A Long
Marriage: 19 January 1899
Ralph Guy Hopkins
Lester D. Hopkins
Frank Hopkins

Spouse and Children

19 January 1899
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • William R Hopkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William R Hopkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Hopkins in household of Daniel A Hopkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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