Biographical Sketch of William S. Hopkins
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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 city from 1875 to 1878. He was a son of Roswell D. and Mary (Strong) Hopkins. Roswell D. was born in Bennington county, Vt., November 5, 1787. His wife was born in Vergennes, Vt., and was a daughter of Samuel and Mercy Strong. Samuel Strong was born in. 1762 and died in 1832. Roswell and Mary had a family of nine children born to them, two of whom are now living — Sally R., now the widow of E. G. Warner, and Dr. William S.