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Permelia HEWINS
Jennie __?__
Husband:  Mark HOPKINS
Birth:  10 Apr 1832, Palmer (now the City of St. Clair), St. Clair Twp., MI
Death:  19 Jan 1914, St. Clair, St. Clair Co., MI
Occupation:  factory owner/operator; investor
Politics:  Republican
Religion:  Congregational (Alderman)
Father:  Samuel Frederick HOPKINS
Mother:  Mary Ann KEENEY
Marriage-1:  6 Jun 1855, St. Clair Co., MI
Wife-1:  Ann "Annie" JASPERSEN / JASPERSON
Birth:  1835/6, Canada
Death:  18 Jan 1863, Ripley, [Houghton? Co.,] MI
Marriage-2:  2 June 1869, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN
Wife-2:  Permelia HEWINS
Birth:  1841/2, IN
Death:  1886, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI
Other Spouse:  m1. Mr. MORGAN, of IN
Other Child:  Howard MORGAN, b. 1863/4, IN
Father:  born in OH
Mother:  born in NY
Marriage-3:  12 Dec 1887
Wife-3:  Jennie __?__
Death:  7 May 1922
Other Spouse: m1. Mr. WELCH
Child with Ann JASPERSEN:
1.  Walter HOPKINS, b. 28 Feb 1857, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; m. Margaret M. MILLS
Child with Permelia HEWINS:
2.  Ella Gertrude HOPKINS, b. 27 Apr 1874, Chicago, Cook Co., IL
Child with Jennie:
3.  Margaret HOPKINS, b. 27 Sep 1891; d.s.p. 19 Aug 1892, St. Clair, St. Clair Co., MI


1.  Jack Dibean & Marianne Dibean.  Early Marriages: St. Clair County, MI (online at the St. Clair Co., MI, ALHN web site):
Mark Hopkins Ann Jaspersen 6 Jun 1855

2.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 90):  Detroit P.O., City of Detroit (10th Ward), Wayne Co., MI, p. 105, PN 191, 1436/1538, enumerated 11 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
W M Smith 28 M   Clerk Foundry 1000 300 New York
Matilda Smith 27 F         Canada
Chas Smith  5 M         Ill
Nellie Smith  2 M         Wis
Mark Hopkins 29 M   Pattern Maker   300 Mich
Ann Hopkins 24 F         Canada
Walter Hopkins  3 M         Mich
Mark's brother married a SMITH, so I suspect there is some relationship here.  It looks like the SMITHs moved from WI to MI about the same time as the HOPKINS.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1870 (Broderbund CD-319):  Not our subject!
1870 Hopkins, M. IL Cook Co. 2 W Chicago p. 103

4.  1880 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #15 of 39):  Front Street, St. Clair City (Ward 1), St. Clair Co., MI, p. 474B, PN 16, SD 3, ED 392, enumerated 8 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 13 24 25 26
141 157 Hopkins Marke W M 48     /   MI MA CT
    _______ Permelia W F 38 Wife   / Keeping house IN OH NY
    _______ Walter W M 23 Son /     WI MI MI
    Morgan Howard W M 16 StepSon /   Attend IN IN IN
    Hopkins Ella W F 6 Daught /     IL MI IN
    Hull Fannie W F 23 Servant /     Canada Canada Canada
    Moran Ellen W F 19 Servant /     Canada Ireland Ireland
Living next door to Henry WHITING (æ 62, b. NY, wife Mary).

5a.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5b.  Veterans' Schedules:  U.S. Selected States, 1890 (Broderbund CD-131):  not found.

6.  1900

7.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com):  641 N? ???? St? (one of three apartments in the building), St. Clair City (Ward 1), St. Clair Co., MI, p. 242B, SN 5B, SD 7, ED 123, enumerated 19 Apr 1910; official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  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 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26
120 126 Hopkins Mark Head M W 78 M3 21     MI MA CT Eng Own Income         Y Y R
    _______ Jennie Wife F W 53 M2 21 1 0 NY ENG ENG Eng None         Y Y  
    Arnell? Celina Servant F W 30 S       BEL BEL BEL Eng House keeper Private Family W N 0 Y Y  
    _______ Louise Servant F W 21 S       MI BEL BEL Eng Cook Private Family W N 0 Y Y  

8.  Timothy Hopkins.  1932.  John Hopkins of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1634, and Some of His Descendants. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA:
p. 639 608. MARK9 (SAMUEL FREDERICK,8 MARK,7 MOSES,6 SAMUEL,5 TIMOTHY,4 JOHN,3 STEPHEN,2 JOHN1), b. at Palmer (now St. Clair), Michigan, 10 April 1832; m. (1) at St. Clair, 6 June 1855, Annie Jasperson, who d. at Ripley, Michigan, 18 January 1863; m. (2) at Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2 June 1869, Permelia Hewins Morgin, who d. at Detroit in 1886; m. (3) at Detroit, 12 Ocober 1887, Mrs. Jennie Welch.  He d. at St. Clair 23 January 1914.  She d. 7 May 1922.

Mark9 received a substantial education at the academy at St. Clair.  He owned and operated a planing mill at Baraboo, Wisconsin, later engaged in the manufacture of hubs and spokes at St. Clair, and subsequently was a capitalist in various enterprises.

For years Mr. Hopkins took an active interest in the business life of St. Clair, and served acceptably as an Alderman and as Mayor.  He was choir leader of the Congregational church and a Republican.

Child first marriage:

838.  WALTER JASPERSON,10 b. 28 February 1857, at Baraboo; m. Margaret M. Mills.

Child second marriage:

______ELLA GERTRUDE,10 b. 27 April 1874, at Chicago; m. 1 January 1896, Richard Pickering Joy, b. at Detroit 25 January 1870, son of Hon. James Frederick Joy, b. at Durham, New Hampshire, 2 December 1810, and Mary Bourne, b. at Hartford, Connecticut, 10 September 1832.  She d. 10 April 1897.

Mr. Joy is a banker of Detroit.  He is the author of numerous articles in the press and in pamphlets bearing upon the re-establishemt of the

p. 640 American merchant Marine (Joy Gen., p. 58), and of the construction of transcontinental highways.  He was interested in the development of the Packard Automobile Company, and was its president.
Child surname Joy:
I. ELLA HOPKINS, b. 9 April 1897.
Child third marriage:

_____MARGARET,10 b. 27 September 1891; d. 19 August 1892, at St. Clair.

9.  The "Michigan File" (online at the "Hopkins Clearing House").

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