Bridget Margaret "Beatrice" Hopkins

Female 1874 - 1952  (78 years)


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  • Name Bridget Margaret "Beatrice" Hopkins 
    Born 16 Jan 1874  Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 25 Jan 1874  Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation R.N. 
    _UID 8BCB42B0512362438F3DBD5FB4194E7CE03C 
    Died 18 Aug 1952  Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2268  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2010 

    Father James Hopkins,   b. Abt 1836, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1919, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret Flanagan,   b. Abt Jan 1836, Straide, Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1923, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1861  Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James McRea,   b. Abt 1870,   d. Bef 1934  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1900 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Bea was a twin who trained as a nurse in Kingston, married Jim McCrea, and in later years moved back to Erinsville to live in the house across from the store that her parents had retired to." (Erinsville parish anniversary book, 1997, p. 92)

      Baptism sponsors were Bridget Walsh and Thomas Donohue (Erinsville parish registers for 1874, baptism p. 48, FHL Film #1,298,806)

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 6390 (L & A County LRO, Napanee, Ontario)
      registered
      dated 15 July 1907
      Pat Walsh of Sheffield Twp., widower, farmer, to Mary Hopkins of Bogart, Hungerford Twp, spinster, and Bridget Hopkins of Rockport, Leeds, spinster, daughters of James Hopkins
      consideration $ 180
      village lot 7 NW Angle Ottawa Road and Thomas Street in Erinsville
      "that said Pat Walsh received by deed No 773 subject to life estate of their father James Hopkins" signed by Patrick Walsh. Witness John Hopkins, farmer, of Sheffield.

      Sheffield Twp deed 7543 (Lennox & Addington County Land Registry Office, Napanee, Ontario)
      registered 26 June 1934
      dated 5 June 1934
      Bridget McRae widow of Sheffield admin of late Mary Teresa Hopkins of Hungerford estate, spinster, to herself. Patrick Joseph Hopkins merchant & wife Johanna Hopkins, Michael Joseph Hopkins merchant & wife Lillian Hopkins, James Hopkins farmer, Thomas Hopkins farmer, William Hopkins blacksmith, of Sheffield Twp, heirs at law and next of kin of deceased release their claims on the land.
      Mary Teresa Hopkins died 10 March 1934 administration granted in Hastings County on 22 May 1934, registered in Lennox & Addington County 11 June 1934 as no. 3042.
      consideration $ 100
      1/4 acre Erinsville village Lot 7 NW angle Ottawa and Thomas (see deed bk 3 no. 773), also E 25 acres of N 1/2 Lot 19, Con 2, Sheffield Twp.
      Margaret Hopkins died 23 January 1923, she owned these lands. According to her will registered in Bk Z of the General Register on 18 May 1934, no. 3038, according to which the said lands were to be divided equally between Mary Teresa Hopkins and Bridget McRae.
      Signed by all parties concerned, also witness Margaret Hopkins, teacher of Sheffield Twp.

      (According to Sheffield Twp deed 773 (dated 23 Nov 1876/registered 1 Oct 1885- John Murphy sold the above property to Patrick Walsh for 7 pounds 10 shillings; according to Sheffield Twp deed 6390, dated 15 Jul 1907, registered 14 Jul 1920, Patrick Walsh sold it for $ 180 to Mary Hopkins and Bridget Hopkins, while it was subject to a life estate of James Hopkins)[From Abstract Index Book]

      Sheffield Twp deed 9211 (Lennox & Addington County Land Registry Office, Napanee, Ontario)
      registered 23 September 1953
      dated 26 August 1953
      Joseph Hopkins of Ottawa, teacher, and Michael James Hopkins of Smiths Falls, accountant, executors of Bridget Margaret McRae of Erinsville estate (died 18 August 1952) take out mortgage on (property described in deed 7543) from Margaret McDonald for $ 400 to pay off debts of the estate in the amount of $ 300
      (last will & testament dated October 13, 1949 no. 5149, registered 19 March 1953)