Willis E Hopkins

1870–1954 (Age 84)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Willis E

When Willis E Hopkins was born in 1870, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas Hopkins, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Annie Jones, was 22. He married Emma Jane Pattison on 24 February 1897, in Sturgeon Bay, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1954, in Waubaushene, Severn, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Waubaushene Protestant Cemetery, Waubaushene, Severn, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Willis E Hopkins
1870–1954
Emma Jane Pattison
1878–1948
Marriage: 24 February 1897
Mary Eliza Ann Hopkins
1898–
John Thomas Hopkins
1900–
Philip Hopkins
1902–
George Hopkins
1905–
Sarah M E Hopkins
1908–1968
Sarah Lavina Mercia Hopkins
1908–
Elizabeth Rose Hopkins
1911–1915
Wesley Alejah Hopkins
1914–1914
Emily Susan Hopkins
1916–1985
Ella Mae Hopkins
1919–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1897
Sturgeon Bay, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
children

(10)

    Mary Eliza Ann Hopkins

    Female1898–Female

    John Thomas Hopkins

    Male1900–Male

    Philip Hopkins

    Male1902–Male

    George Hopkins

    Male1905–Male

    Sarah M E Hopkins

    Female1908–1968Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1844–1932Male

    Eliza Annie Jones

    Female1848–1879Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1867–1956Female

    Male1870–1954Male

    Herbert Hopkins

    Male1873–1933Male

    William Thomas Hopkins

    Male1876–Male

    Ella Jane Hopkins

    Female1878–1880Female

World Events (5)

1871

Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 13

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 36

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Will Hopkins in entry for Wesley Alejah Hopkins, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Willis E Hopkins, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Willis E Hopkins in entry for Frank Joseph Fraser and Mary Hopkins, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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