Nancy Jeannette Hopkins

Female14 May 1882–17 March 1962

Brief Life History of Nancy Jeannette

When Nancy Jeannette Hopkins was born on 14 May 1882, in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States, her father, Franklin Alexander Hopkins, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Teagle, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Osceola Franklin Allen. She lived in District 646, Coweta, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 17 March 1962, in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, United States.

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Osceola Franklin Allen
Nancy Jeannette Hopkins
Agnes Elizabeth Allen

Sources (5)

  • Jeannette Allen in household of Osceola F Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Find A Grave
  • Nancy Jeannette Allen in entry for Oceola Franklin Allen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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