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Jerusha C. DUNN
Clara Sibley NORGATE
Husband:  Loren HOPKINS
Birth:  19 Feb 1826, Hamilton, ON
Death:  9 Jun 1900, Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI
Disposition:  buried Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI
Migration:  1828, Canada to Michigan (w/parents)
Citizenship:  naturalized U.S.
Occupation:  farmer, surveyor
Offices:  Supervisor and Justice of the Peace in both Livingston and Shiawassee Cos., MI
Religion:  member and trustee, Methodist Episcopal Church of Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI
Father:  Philander HOPKINS, Sr.
Mother:  Mary MARSALES
Marriage-1:  15 Dec 1853, Plainfield, Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI
Wife-1:  Jerusha C. DUNN
Birth:  1832/3, NJ
Death:  10 Dec 1862
Disposition:  buried Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  William Hillyard DUNN  (1809/10- )
Mother:  Lois BISSELL
Marriage-2:  15 Dec 1863, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI
Migration:  1866, moved to Shiawassee Co., MI
Wife-2:  Clara Sibley NORGATE
Birth:  14 Feb 1840, Pittsfield, Washtenaw Co., MI
Living:  1916, Fort Benton, Chouteau Co., MT
Father:  Stephen NORGATE
Mother:  Letitia TAYLOR (1804- )
Children with Jerusha DUNN — born in Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI:
1.  Emma Rosetta HOPKINS, b. 1855; d. 2 Mar 1861, Unadilla; bur. Plainfield Cem.
2.  William Hillyard "Willie" HOPKINS, b. 1857; d. 8 Mar 1861, Unadilla; bur. Plainfield Cem.
3.  Frank Dunn HOPKINS, b. 3 Oct 1858; m1. Cora Delphine TAYLOR; m2. Catherine Louise SYMINGTON
Children with Clara NORGATE:
4.  Jemima "Mima" Letitia HOPKINS, b. 6 Mar 1866, Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI; m. 22 Jun 1893, Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI, Rev. Frank Edward DODDS (b. 26 Sep 1868, Smyrna, Ionia Co., MI), s/o Philip DODDS & Eleanor GREEN (b. 28 Sep 1849)
5.  B. Smith HOPKINS, b. 1 Sep 1873, Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI
Adopted Child:
.  Mary E. HOPKINS, b. 1868/9, MI
Keywords for search engine:  Canada, Ontario; USA, United States, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey


1a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Spouse: Jerusha C. DUNN
Marriage: 15 Dec 1853, Unadilla, Livingston, Michigan
Source: Marriage Records, 1836-1917. Livingston County (Michigan). County Clerk

1b.  Jordan R. Dodd.  Marriage Index:  Michigan and Wisconsin, 1830-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-251):  not found.

2a.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 20 — indexed "Hoptcins"):  Henrietta [Twp.], Jackson Co., MI, Roll M432_352, p. 382A, 983/1003, enumerated 21 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
Lorin Hopkins 23 M   Farmer 600 Canada
He's one of 16 people (who appear to be staff) living with a banker and his family.

2b.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Jerusha DUNN (æ 17, b. NJ) is living with her widowed father, William H. DUNN (æ 40, b. NJ) in Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI.

3.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7-8 of 27):  Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI, p. 8, PN 8, 56/56, enumerated 5 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
L Hopkins 33 M   Farmer 1500 410 Canada
Jerush C " 27 F         N Jersey
Emma R   "  5 F         Mich
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William H Hopkins  3 M         Mich
Frank        "  1 M         Do
Listed next to Loren's father, Philander HOPKINS

4.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #24 of 28):  Owosso P.O., Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI, Roll 704 (Book 1), p. 348B, PN 24, 190/181, enumerated 13 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
Hopkins Lorain 44 M W Farmer 8000 1352 Canada
_______ Clara 30 F W Keeping House     Michigan
_______ Frank 12 M W at home     Michigan
_______ Jemima  5 F W       Michigan
Van Wert Henry 22 M W on farm     Michigan

5.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 25):  Owosso Twp., Shiawassee Co., MI, Roll T9-0606 (Book 1), p. 443C, PN 19, SD 3, ED 355, enumerated 15 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
174 176 Hopkins Loren W M 54     /   Farmer   Can VT NY
    _______ Clarra W F 40 Wife   /   Keeping House   MI Eng Eng
    _______ Mima? W F 14 Dau   /   at School / MI Can MI
    _______ Mary E W F 11 Adopted /       / MI Can VT
    _______ B Smith W M  7   /       / MI Can VT
    Holden Charles H W M 34 Servant     D     OH OH OH
    Robertson Bunyun W M 21 Servant /         Can Can Eng
"Mima" appears to be a nickname for "Jemima."  At 14, she is surely not married.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 census population schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #29 of 40):  431 Gute [Street], Owosso City (Ward 4), Shiawassee Co., MI, Roll 744 (Book 1), p. 191A, SN 15, SD 8, ED 92, enumerated 16 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1900:  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 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
* 431 327 340 Hopkins Loren Head W M Feb 1826 74 M 37     Can VT NY 1828 72 Na Capitalist   Y Y Y O F H
      _______ Clara Wife W F Feb 1840 60 M 37 2 2 MI Eng Eng           Y Y Y      
      _______ B Smith Son W M Sep 1872 27 S       MI Can MI       School Teacher 3 Y Y Y      
He was born in 1873, not 1872.

8.  Livingston County, Michigan, Cemetery Resident Index (online at the Livingston County MIGenWeb site):
HOPKINS Loren v. I, p. 110 Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp.
HOPKINS Jerusha C. v. I, p. 110 Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp.
HOPKINS Emma R. v. I, p. 110 Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp.
HOPKINS Willie v. I, p. 110 Plainfield Cemetery, Unadilla Twp.

9.  Franklin Ellis.  1880.  History of Livingston Co., Michigan.  Everts & Abbott, Philadelphia (online at HeritageQuest at Genealogy.com):
p. 313 TREASURERS...
1857, L. Hopkins...

1858, L. Hopkins... 1862, Loren Hopkins...

10.  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. 516 412. LOREN8 (PHILANDER,7 NEHEMIAH,6 NEHEMIAH,5 EBENEZER,4 EBENEZER,3 STEPHEN,2 JOHN1), b. near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 19 February 1826; m. (1) at Plainfield, Michigan, 15 Decembr 1853, Jerusha C. Dunn, b. at Unadilla, Michigan, daughter of William Hillyard and Lois (Bissell) Dunn.  She d. 10 December 1862.  He m. (2) at Ann Arbor, Michigan, 15 December 1863, Clara Sibley Norgate, b. at Pittsfield, Michigan, 14 February 1840, daughter of Stephen and Letitia ([Taylor], b. 20 Mar 1804) Norgate.  He d. at Owosso, Michigan, 9 June 1900.

A farmer and surveyor.  Attended schools at Saline, Washtenaw County, and the Rochester Academy in Oakland County, Michigan.  He took up the study of surveying during the summers and assisted in making surveys and drawing maps in northern Michigan, and removed to Shiawasse County in 1866.  A Supervisor and Justice of the Peace in both Livingston and Shiawasse counties.  He was a member and trustee of

p. 517 the Methodist Episcopal Church of Owosso, Michigan.  A Democrat until the organization of the Republican party, and a Prohibitionist in 1884.  (Portrait and Biographical Album of Clnton and Shiawasse Counties, Michigan [1891], p. 681.)  Mrs. Hopkins was living in 1916 at Fort Benton, Montana.

Children first marriage:

     EMMA ROSETTA,9 b. 1855; d. at Unadilla, Michigan, 2 March 1861.

     WILLIAM HILLYARD,9 b. 1857; d. at Unadilla, 8 March 1861.

690. FRANK DUNN,9 b. 3 October 1858; m. (1) Cora Delphine Taylor; (2) Catherine Louise Symington.

     MINA LETITIA,9 b. 6 March 1866, at Unadilla; m. at Owosso, Michigan, 22 June 1893, Rev. Frank Edward Dodds, b. at Smyrna, Michigan, 26 September 1868, son of Philip and Eleanor ([Green], b. 28 September 1849) Dodds...

691. "B" SMITH,9 b. 1 September 1873, at Owosso; m. Sarah Maude Childs...

The 1850 and 1860 censuses indicate Jerusha was born in New Jersey.  Sadly, the author does not enlighten us as to the true parents of adopted daughter, Mary.

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