Archibald Hopper

Henry, Virginia, United States

The Life of Archibald

When Archibald Hopper was born in 1700, in Henry, Virginia, United States, his father, David Thomas Hopper Jr., was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Freeman, was 18. He died in 1700, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas Hopper Jr.
Elizabeth Freeman
Archibald Hopper
Rebecca Hopper
Nancy Hopper
William Deacon Hopper
Thomas Hopper Sr.

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a professional tumbler or acrobat, or a nickname for a restless individual with plenty of energy, Middle English hoppere, an agent derivative of Old English hoppian ‘to hop’.2 German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.3 Dutch: occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.

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Story Highlight

Sitting on the porch

Aunt Zika told me she remembered him sitting in a rocker on the front porch, with his cane across the rocker, singing “When the Roll is Called up Yonder, I’ll be there”

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