William Hopkins

Male Abt 1810 - 1867  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name William Hopkins 
    Born Abt 1810  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 2F31CBA1AA41314DBB75EABB90FEDD8E0328 
    Died 29 Apr 1867  Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2278  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2010 

    Family Bridget Walsh,   b. Abt 1815, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1897, Smith's Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1836  County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. 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)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 1861 Census of Canada Sheffield Township p. 1
      Lot 20 conc. 3
      William Hopkins farmer Ireland RC 54 1.5 story log
      Bridget Hopkins born Ireland 48
      James Hopkins born Ireland 23 laborer
      Patrick Hopkins born US 21 laborer
      Margaret Hopkins born US 19
      Bridget Hopkins born CW age 16
      Mary Hopkins born CW age 13
      Ann Hopkins born CW age 14
      Onney Hopkins born CW age 10

      William Hopkins from Crown dated Nov 27, 1861, 100 acres, W 1/2 Lot 20, Con 3 (abstract index books)

      1871 Census of Canada Sheffield Township p. 22-23 hh 80 div 1
      Bridget Hopkins 60 Ireland widow no read no write
      Patrick Hopkins 30 US lumber laborer no write
      Anna Hopkins 20 Ontario
      Bridget Hopkins 24 Ontario

      Sheffield Twp deed bk deed no 2106 (FHL Film # 1,731,053)
      registered 10 July 1885
      dated 4 November 1872
      Patrick Hopkins of Sheffield Twp, yeoman, Bridget Hopkins of Sheffield Twp., spinster, Margaret Burkett (formerly Hopkins) wife of William Burkett of Sheffield Twp., yeoman, said William Burkett, Hanora Hopkins of city of Saginaw, Michigan, spinster, [first part] Bridget Hopkins, widow of late William Hopkins of Sheffield Twp, yeoman, [second part] to James Hopkins of Sheffield Twp., yeoman
      consideration $ 500 (quit claim) to first part and $325 to second part
      100 acres W 1/2 Lot 20, Con 3
      Patrick Hopkins (mark), Bridget Hopkins signs, Margaret Burkett (mark), William Burket signs, Hanora Hopkins (signs), Bridget Hopkins ("the elder") makes her mark. Witness Charles D. Bell, druggist's clerk of Tamworth, Ruben Nelson Neely, J.P., and James Herchimer, J.P.


      William Hopkins and Bridget Walsh married abt 1836
      James b. abt 1837 in Ireland (Married to Margaret Flanagan)
      Patrick Hopkins b. abt 1839, NYS (Patrick Hopkins married Ellen Foy in Nov 1875, then moved to Hemlock, Saginaw, Michigan.)
      Margaret Hopkins b. abt 1841, NYS (married William Burkett at Erinsville 1865, moved to Smith's Falls, Ont)
      Bridget Hopkins b. abt 1842, Sheffield Township
      Mary, Anne, Honora "Onney", born at Sheffield Township
      Annie Hopkins (Mother Superior) died in Englewood nr. Chicago, Illinois, in 1909
      Onney married James Burns in 1879 Erinsville, moved to Saginaw Michigan
      "Bridget never married, trained at St. Bernard's Hospital in Chicago as a nurse, moved to Saginaw, Michigan, and died at the family house in Erinsville in 1929"
      (Erinsville Parish Anniversary Book, 1997, p. 92)
      Ontario Civil Registration: Bridget Hopkins died in Sheffield Township on 20 March 1929; born 24 Dec 1842, single, daughter of William Hopkins and Mary Walsh.

      Bridget Hopkins died 2 May 1878 age 65 at Sheffield, Lennox & Addington County. Born Ireland. [WHO IS THIS?]

      William Hopkins died when "his team ran away coming down Springbrook Hill" (Erinsville parish anniv. bk., p. 91)

      Index SAGINAW NEWS
      Monday, April 16, 1945 (11)
      Name HOPKINS, ELLEN
      Maiden Name FOY
      Spouse's Name PATRICK
      Married 00/00/1876
      Age 89
      Birth Date 00/00/1855
      Birth Place EVANSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA [SIC]
      Death Date 04/16/1945
      Death Place SAGINAW CO., MI
      Year Moved to US/Saginaw RICHLAND TWP. AFTER 1876
      Cemetery ST. MARY (H)
      Misc MOVED TO RICHLAND TWP. AFTER MARRIAGE
      Church ST. MARY (H)

      Index SAGINAW COURIER HERALD
      Thursday, May 12, 1910 (2)
      Name HOPKINS, PATRICK
      Birth Date 00/00/1841
      Birth Place UTICA, NY
      Death Date 05/12/1910
      Death Place MERRILL, MI
      Year Moved to US/Saginaw SAGINAW CO. 1875

      Miss B. Hopkins obit in the Napanee Express, April 2, 1929 p. 1, col. 4, Erinsville sec., states that her remains were borne from the home of her neice Mrs. D. H. McRae by "six nephews" Anthony Walsh of Napanee, William, Michael J., Thomas, and James Hopkins of Erinsville, and P.J. Hopkins of Tamworth.

      There is a picture of the Hopkins homestead "erected in 1840 on the north half of lot 20, concession three" in the book "Historical Glimpses of Lennox & Addington" published by Lennox & Addington County Council in 1964, page 119.