Daniel O'Connor Hoppes

6 April 1878–1953 (Age 74)
Richardson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Daniel O'Connor

When Daniel O'Connor Hoppes was born on 6 April 1878, in Richardson, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ephraim Hurl Hoppes, was 32 and his mother, Martha Catherine Helling, was 19. He married Daisy Leota Doyle in 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Box Butte, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Alliance Election Precinct, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Alliance Cemetery, Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel O'Connor Hoppes
Daisy Leota Doyle
Marriage: 1913
Leo O'Connor Hoppes

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Hurl Hoppes


    Martha Catherine Helling






    Mary Hoppes


    Sarah Hoppes


    Catherine Hoppes


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppes ‘hop(s)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Hoppers in household of Hurl Hoppers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dan Hoppes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel Hopis in household of E Hopis, "United States Census, 1900"

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