Lee Wayne Hopkins

3 February 1916–15 September 2003 (Age 87)
Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lee Wayne

When Lee Wayne Hopkins was born on 3 February 1916, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, his father, Elfonso F Hopkins, was 36 and his mother, Agnes May Lurton, was 31. He lived in Mason Township, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 15 September 2003, at the age of 87, and was buried in Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Lee Wayne Hopkins
Ruby Stafford Hopkins

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    Cleo Bell Hopkins



    Ruth Frances Hopkins



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 1

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Lee Wayne Hopkins in household of Alfonza Hopkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee Hopkins in household of Elfonzo F Hopkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Hopkins in household of Elfonzo E Hopkins, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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