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John Calvin HOPKINS
Christina HARRIS
Husband:  John Calvin HOPKINS
Birth:  1804, NC
Death:  1881
Occupation:  farmer, miner
Father:  Edward "Ned" HOPKINS
Mother:  Hannah CROW
Wife:  Christina / Christenia HARRIS
Birth:  1815-18, NC
Death:  Mar 1900
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Charles Green HARRIS
Mother:  Mary "Polly" HEARNE
Children — born in Davidson Co., NC:
1.  Annis Jane HOPKINS, b. Nov 1839 
2.  Eli P. HOPKINS, b. 1845
3.  Martin HOPKINS, b. 1848
4.  Martha HOPKINS, b. 1850-52
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1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  North Carolina Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):  not found.

2.  1840 Census Images:  Randolph Co., NC (online at the Randolph County NCGenWeb site):¤•
1840 NC Randolph Co. p. 69A John Hopkins 000 001 - 100 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = John (b. 1804/5)
1 female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Annis (b. 1839)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Christina
Listed two lines above John's brother, Martin HOPKINS, who is listed next to their father, Edward "Ned" HOPKINS

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #101 of 124):  Montgomery Co., NC, p. 152B, 735/737, enumerated 26 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
John Hopkins 45 M   Farmer   No Carolina
Christena " 33 F       "
Annis J   " 10 F       "
Eli P     "  5 M       "
Martin    "  2 M       "

4.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #158 of 385):  Ashboro P.O., Western Division, Randolph Co., NC, p. 217B/436, PN 158, 1178/1163, enumerated 15 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
John Hopkins 56 M   Mine L.   100 NC
Christana " 44 F   h.     "
Jane      " 19 F       "
Eli       " 14 M         "
Martin    " 11 M         "
Martha    "  8 F         "

5.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #4 of 12):  Jackson Hill P.O., Alleghany Twp., Davidson Co., NC, Roll 1134 (Book 1), p. 2B, PN 4, 26/26, enumerated 29 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
Hopkins John 56 M W Farm laborer   100 NCarolina
_______ Cristena 52 F W Keeping house     NCarolina
_______ Martha 20 F W At home     NCarolina
John should be 66, not 56.

6.  1880 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 22):  New Hope Twp., Randolph Co., NC, p. 193C, PN 19, SD 2, ED 223, enumerated 24 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 10 13 24 25 26
196 205 Hopkins John W M 76   / Farmer NC NC NC
    _______ Christenia W F 63 Wife / Keeping House " " "
Listed three households from John's brother, Martin HOPKINS; and, in the other direction, listed five households from John's brother, Joseph Alexander HOPKINS

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  Anon.  2003.  The Heritage of Montgomery County, North Carolina.  Vol. III.  Montgomery County Historical Society (excerpt posted to the Hopkins Family Genealogy Forum, online at GenForum.com).  In Vol. III, on p. 384, is a biographical sketch of Benjamin HOPKINS, said here to be the father of Edward "Ned" HOPKINS, but the article contains many errors, so caveat emptor!
... Edward “Ned” Hopkins was born in 1772, and in 1801 he married Hannah Crow...  Ned and Hannah had ten children... John Calvin Hopkins (1804-1881) married Christina Harris...

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