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Henry Loucks HOPKINS
Mary Almeda MILLS
Husband:  Henry Loucks HOPKINS
Birth:  2 Feb 1823, Canada probably Chatham, ON
Death:  3 Oct 1908, Caro, Tuscola Co., MI
Military Service:  Mexican War:  Pvt.
Military Service:  Civil War:  1864-66, Capt., Co. G, 1st Iowa Cavalry (wounded)
Father:  Norman C. HOPKINS
Mother:  Mary C. LOUCKS
Marriage (bond? license?):  20 Oct 1847, St. Clair Co., MI
Marriage (ceremony?) said to be:  2 Feb 1848, Lexington, Sanilac Co., MI
Wife:  Mary Almeda MILLS
Birth:  28 Jan 1829, Burlington, Chittenden Co., VT
Death:  18 Jan 1917, Caro, Tuscola Co., MI
Father:  Clark Oramel MILLS
Mother:  Mary OLDS
Children:
born in MI:
  1.  Lucy Catherine HOPKINS, b. 29 Jul 1849
  2.  Almeda Samantha HOPKINS, b. 14 Dec 1851
  3.  George William HOPKINS, b. 29 May 1853

born in Buchanan Co., IA:
  4.  Eve Viola HOPKINS, b. 20 Jul 1855/6
  5.  Clara Ann HOPKINS, b. 18 Jul 1858
  6.  Sarah Iresa HOPKINS, b. 14 Sep 1860
  7.  Minnie Eliza HOPKINS, b. 25 Apr 1863

born in Tuscola Co., MI:
  8.  Jennie Elizabeth HOPKINS, b. 8 Jan 1867
  9.  Bertha May HOPKINS, b. 4 May 1869
10.  Frank Loucks HOPKINS, b. 25 Mar 1873

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; Ontario; USA, US, United States, Iowa, Michigan, Vermont

Sources (n.b., St. Clair Co. is adjacent to Sanilac Co., which is adjacent to Tuscola Co.):

1.  Jordan R. Dodd.  Marriage Index:  Michigan and Wisconsin, 1830-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-251):
Hopkins, Henry L. Mills, Mary A. 20 Oct 1847 St. Clair Co., MI

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

3.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #5 of 16):  Fairbanks P.O., Alton Twp., Buchanan Co., IA, Roll 313, p. 665, PN 181, 1374/1337, enumerated 26 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Henry L Hopkins 35 M   carpenter & joiner 300 200 Mich
Mary A Hopkins 30 F         NY
Lucy C Hopkins 11 F         Mich
Almeda Hopkins  7 F         "
Geo W Hopkins  6 M         "
Eda? Hopkins  4 F         Iowa
Clara Hopkins  1 F         "

4.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #4 of 12):  Ellington P.O., Ellington, Tuscola Co., MI, Roll 705 (Book 1), p. 67B, PN 4, 29/29, enumerated 12 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Hopkins Henry L 47 M W Carpenter 800 200 Canada
_______ Mary A 40 F W Keeping House     New York
_______ Lucy 20 F W At Home     Michigan
_______ Almeda 18 F W At School     "
_______ George 16 M W "    "     "
_______ Eva 14 F W "    "     Iowa
_______ Clara 11 F W "    "     "
_______ Sarah  9 F W "    "     "
_______ Minnie  7 F W       "
_______ Jennie  3 F W       Michigan
_______ Bertha  1 F W       "

5.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #29 of 46):  Village of Caro, Tuscola Co., MI, Roll 607 (Book 1), p. 176A, PN 17, SD 3, ED 406, enumerated 8 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 21 24 25 26
174 179 Hopkins H L W M 56     /   Carpenter   Canada Vt NY
    _______ Mary W F 51 Wife   /   Keeping house   NY Vt Vt
    _______ Jennie W F 13 Dau /       / Mich Canada NY
    _______ Bertha W F 11 Dau /       / Mich Canada NY
    _______ Frank W M  7 Son /       / Mich Canada NY
    _______ Mary C W F 84 Mother     W     NY NY NY

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900

8.  1910

9.  Timothy Hopkins.  1932.  John Hopkins of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1634, and Some of His Descendants. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA (available as a facsimile reprint from Higginson Books and online by subscription at GenealogyLibrary.com):
p. 514 410.  HENRY LOUCKS8 (NORMAN,7 NEHEMIAH,6 NEHEMIAH,5 EBENEZER,4 EBENEZER,3 STEPHEN,2 JOHN1), b. at Detroit, Michigan, 2 February 1823; m. at Lexington, Michigan, 2 February 1848, Mary Almeda Mills, b. at Burlington, Vermont, 28 January 1829, daughter of Clark Oramel and Mary (Olds) Mills.  He d. at Caro, Michigan, 3 October 1908; she d. there 18 January 1917.

A vessel owner and captain, and a building contractor.  He was a Presbyterian and in politics an Independent.  He served in two wars, having been a private in that with Mexico and a Captain in the Civil War.  Enlisting at Independece, Iowa, 16 February 1864, as Captain of Company G, First Iowa Cavalry, he was discharged at Shreveport, Louisiana, 22 April 1866.   In the engagement at Sunflower Landing, Louisiana, 16 November 1864, he was wounded by a saber cut on his chin.

Children:

     LUCY CATHERINE,9 b. 29 July 1849, at Lexington, Michigan...

p. 515      ALMEDA SAMANTHA,9 b. 14 December 1851, at Lexington...
687. GEORGE WILLIAM,9 b. 29 May 1853, at Lexington...
     EVA VIOLA,9 b. 20 July 1856, at Lexington...
     CLARA ANN,9 b. 18 July 1858, at Independence, Iowa...
     SARAH IRESA,9 b. 14 September 1860, at Independence...
     MINNIE ELIZA,9 b. 25 April 1863, at Independence...
p. 516      JENNIE ELIZABETH,9 b. 8 January 1867, at Caro...
     BERTHA MAY,9 b. 4 May 1869, at Caro...
688. FRANK LOUCKS,9 b. 25 March 1873, at Caro...
Based on the censuses, Eva was born in Iowa in 1855.

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