Emily Marilla Hopkins

3 December 1837–8 December 1917 (Age 80)
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Marilla

When Emily Marilla Hopkins was born on 3 December 1837, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Andrew Bennett Hopkins, was 31 and her mother, Amy Ann Dowd, was 22. She married George Weston Bartholomew on 21 April 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Judicial Township 1, Shasta, California, United States in 1870 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1880. She died on 8 December 1917, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Weston Bartholomew
Emily Marilla Hopkins
Marriage: 21 April 1858
Adelia Josephine Bartholomew
child Bartholomew
George B. Bartholomew
Minetta Bartholomew
William Hopkins Bartholomew
Emily M Bartholomew
Estella M Bartholomew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Slavery is Abolished
    Age 11
    In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh (Glamorgan): variant of Hopkin with genitival or excrescent -s. In Ireland, where the name is also frequent, it is sometimes Gaelicized as Mac Oibicín.History: Stephen Hopkins (c. 1580–1644) was a pilgrim on the Mayflower in 1620 and one of the founders of Plymouth Colony. At his death he left seven children and eighteen grandchildren.

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

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    Orrin Hopkins Smith

    Orrin Hopkins Smith Birth: Aug. 11, 1845 Bristol Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: Jul. 15, 1846 Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii, USA 11m 4d Son of Orrin (Orren) E. Smith & Amy Ann (Dowd) Hopk …

    Sources (20)

    • Emily Hopkins in entry for Bartholemew, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Emma M Bartholomew in household of George Bartholomew, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Emily Bartholomew in household of George Bartholomew, "United States Census, 1870"

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