The parents of Price, William, John and Patsey Hopkins, were natives of Queen Anne County, Va., but settled and lived in Bedford County. Their children married and lived near the old home place, in the same County. Price was married twice; first to a daughter of Rev; James Price, a pioneer preacher of Virginia, and
Hopkins, Roswell John, Panton, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1809, and died in March, 1877. He was married in 1852 to Louisa Dudley, who was born in Addison, Vt., in 1809. They had a family of two children born to them; one died in infancy, and Ella A. married Chester Allen. She died in
Hopkins, William S., Vergennes, was born February 28, 1825. He was a graduate of Middlebury College in 1846, and a graduate of the Castleton Medical College in 1849, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in the practice of his profession. He represented his town in the Assembly in 1864 and 1865, and was mayor of the
The thinking man recognizes the fact that character and ability will come to the front anywhere and especially in professional life are the honors and emoluments won only through individual effort and talent. A most creditable position has been reached by Dr. Milton J. Hopkins, physician and surgeon of St. Louis, who was born in
C.W. Hopkins, carriage and sign painter and grainer-corner of Douglas and 5th Sts.-was born in Pennsylvania, in 1830; moved to Wis., in 1840, and in 1850 removed to Cal.; thence to Australia; thence to London, Eng.; thence to Canada; thence to Wis.; thence to Missouri Valley Junction, Iowa, where he had charge of the R.R.
John Hopkins, proprietor of sample room-Pearl street, between 5th and 6th-was born in 1862; came to Sioux City in 1867; was in the employ of E.J. Ressegieu for some time. He married Jennie Pickett.
Richard Hopkins came to this town as early as 1787, married Lucy Fairbanks, and died April 5, 1847, aged eighty-three years. Thornton, son of Richard, married Diantha, daughter of William Farr, and died in Fitzwilliam about 1855. William W., son of Thornton, was born December 21, 1831, married Miranda, daughter of Squire Streeter, September 12,
Richard Henry Hopkins, son of Richard and Emeline (Lewis) Hopkins, was born in Chesterfield, May 9, 1831, and died February 21, 1877. He received a good business education, and then learned the machinist trade at Hinsdale, N. H., after which he returned to Chesterfield Factory and soon engaged in the manufacture of bits and augers
Thomas R. Hopkins. Modern business requires practical and thorough training in the same degree as the professions and sciences. In Champaign County there is no institution which affords a better curriculum and practical business education than the commercial college formerly known as Brown’s Business College and now owned and administered by Mr. Thomas R. Hopkins,
William A. Hopkins, now living retired at Solomon, had turned the seventy-fifth milepost on life’s journey. His years have accounted for something not only to himself but to his country and his community. He was a gallant and loyal soldier of the Union during more than three years of the Civil war. After his part