Eli David Hopkins

29 April 1842–4 July 1927 (Age 85)
Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eli David

When Eli David Hopkins was born on 29 April 1842, in Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Lewis F. Hopkins, was 27 and his mother, Ann Catherine Domer, was 22. He married Margaret Lucinda Mason on 8 April 1866. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 4 July 1927, in Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli David Hopkins
Margaret Lucinda Mason
Marriage: 8 April 1866
Annie Eltin Hopkins
Mattie Hopkins
Everett Eli Hopkins
William Edward Hopkins
Jeremiah Franklin Hopkins Sr
Nettie Margaret Hopkins
Adeline Mae Hopkins
Minnie Effie Hopkins
Jesse Blair Hopkins

Spouse and Children

8 April 1866


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings





    Mary Agnes Hopkins


    Anna Elizabeth Hopkins


    Jeremiah Hopkins


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 23

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

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)

  • Eli D Hopkins in household of Lewis Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eli D Hopkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eli David Hopkins in household of Lewis Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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