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Philander HOPKINS, Jr.
Maria Annette EGGLESTON
Husband:  Philander HOPKINS, Jr.
Birth:  8 Aug 1836, Lockport, Niagara Co., NY
Death:  1893
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Philander HOPKINS, Sr.
Mother:  Deborah TOWNSEND
Marriage-1:  ca. 4 Jan 1860, Washtenaw Co., MI
Birth:  ca. 14 Jul 1844
Death (æ 40y 3m 5d):  19 Oct 1884, Unadilla, Livingston Co., MI
Father:  James EGGLESTON, b. CT
Mother:  Edna __?__, b. 1809/10, NY (parents born in CT)
Marriage-2:  11 Apr 1886, Ingham Co., MI
Wife-2:  Maria Annette EGGLESTON/EGLESTON
Birth:  1830, Onondaga Co., NY
Death:  1919
Other Spouse:  m1. 27 Jun 1867, Washtenaw Co., MI, John Nelson CULVER
Father:  James EGLESTON, b. CT
Mother:  Edna __?__, b. 1809/10, NY (parents born in CT)
Children with Emeline EGGLESTON:
1.  Sarah A. HOPKINS, b. 1866/7
2.  James A. HOPKINS, b. Aug 1869
Children with Maria EGGLESTON:
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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Philander HOPKINS
Spouse: Emeline EGLESTON
Marriage: About 04 Jan 1860, , Washtenaw, Michigan
Source: Marriage Records, 1827-1922. Washtenaw County (Michigan). County Clerk
John Nelson CULVER; Age: 49
Spouse: Maria Annette EGGLESTON; Age: 37
Marriage: 27 Jun 1867, , Washtenaw, Michigan
Source: Marriage Records, 1827-1922. Washtenaw County (Michigan). County Clerk
Philander HOPKINS; Birth: , Niagara, NY; Age: 49
Spouse: Maria Annette CULVER or EGGLESTON; Birth: , Onondaga, NY; Age: 55
Marriage: 11 Apr 1886, Ingham, Michigan
Source: Record of Marriages, 1838-1917. Ingham County (Michigan). County Clerk
It does not make sense to me that a county marriage date would be "about" some date, unless the record was difficult to read.  (Washtenaw Co. is adjacent to Livingston Co., as is Ingham Co.)

2.  1860 Census Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #8 of 27 indexed "Hiopkins"):  Plainfield P.O., Unadilla, Livingston Co., MI, p. 9, PN 9, 57/57, enumerated 5 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Philander Hopkins 67 M   Farmer 3700 475 Vermont
Deborah      " 63 F         N York
Philander    " 23 F   Do     Do
Emeline W    " 10 F         Do
Mellville J Titus 35 M   Farm Laborer     Do
Alpheus C    "  5 M         Mich
Martha M     " 25 F         N York
Philander & Emeline were married in January.  Emeline is young, but she's not that young!

3.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #10-11 of 28):  Brighton P.O., Unadilla Twp., Livingston Co., MI, pp. 248B-249A, PN 10-11, enumerated 12 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
80 85 Hopkins Philander 33 M W Farmer 5500? 2200 New York  
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    _______ Emeline 25 F W Keeping house     New York  
    _______ Sarah A  3 F W at home     Michigan  
    _______ James A ?/12 M W at home     Michigan Aug
  86 Hopkins Deborah 75 F W retired     New York  
Deborah is Philander's mother.

4.  LDS.  Family Search: Census Records: 1880 United States (online at FamilySearch.org):¤
Census Place: Unadilla, Livingston, Michigan
Source: FHL Film #1254592; NARA Film #T9-0592; Pg 233C
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Philander HOPKINS Self M M W 43 NY Farmer VT NY
Emeline HOPKINS Wife F M W 35 NY Keeping House CT NY
Sarah A. HOPKINS Dau F S W 13 MI At Home NY NY
James A. HOPKINS Son M S W 10 MI At Home NY NY
Edna EGLESTON Mother F W W 70 NY   CT CT
Robt. H. HAWLEY Other M S W 26 MI Farm Laborer ENG ENG
The "Relationship" should always be to the Head-of-Household (Philander), so Emeline's mother should have been labeled "Mother-in-Law."

5.  Michigan Department of Community Health.  GenDIS: Genealogical Death Indexing System, 1867-1884 (online at the michigan.gov web site):
Name: HOPKINS, Emeline
Date of Death: 19 Oct 1884
Ledger Page: 149
Record Number: 80
Place of Death: Unadilla
County of Death: Livingston
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Age: 40 yr 3 mo 5 dy
Cause of Death: rheumatic cardiac
Birthplace: New York
Occupation: housekeeper
Father's Name: Egleston, James
Father's Residence: Michigan
Mother's Name: Egleston, Edna
Mother's Residence: Michigan
Date of Record: 23 May 1885

8.  Birthdate calculated using Ben Buckner's JavaScript Birthday Calculator.
Name Deathdate Age at Death Result
Emeline 19 Oct 1884 5d 3m 40y 14 Jul 1844
(Calculated birthdates should always be prefaced with "ca." you can't be certain the person who calculated their age did it correctly.)

9.  Livingston County Clerk.  Livingston County, Michigan, [Partial] Death Index, 1867-1948 (online at the Livinston County MIGenWeb site; extracted from LDS microfilm by Dianne Richards the index is not complete for the period covered):
Last Name First Name Vol Page
HOPKINS Emeline 1 143

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