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
1842–1927
Margaret Lucinda Mason
1842–1896
Marriage: 8 April 1866
Annie Eltin Hopkins
1867–1892
Mattie Hopkins
1870–1895
Everett Eli Hopkins
1873–1952
William Edward Hopkins
1868–1935
Jeremiah Franklin Hopkins Sr
1871–1920
Nettie Margaret Hopkins
1879–1971
Adeline Mae Hopkins
1881–1950
Minnie Effie Hopkins
1884–1946
Jesse Blair Hopkins
1889–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1866
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1842–1927Male

    Male1843–1929Male

    Mary Agnes Hopkins

    Female1845–1927Female

    Anna Elizabeth Hopkins

    Female1847–1932Female

    Jeremiah Hopkins

    Male1850–1929Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

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.

Possible Related Names

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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