Person:James Hopkins (25)

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Capt. James Elliott Hopkins
b.30 May 1805 Kentucky
m. 28 Feb 1800
  1. Capt. James Elliott Hopkins1805 - 1878
  2. Isabella Hadden Hopkins1805 - 1895
  3. Richard Mark Hopkins1809 - 1869
  4. William Henry Harrison Hopkinsabt 1817 - 1843
  • HCapt. James Elliott Hopkins1805 - 1878
  • WRebecca Gregg1815 - 1904
m. abt 1837
  1. Nancy Ann Hopkins1838 -
  2. Mary Catherine Hopkins1841 -
  3. Isabella H. Hopkins1845 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Capt. James Elliott Hopkins
Alt Name[1] Eli Hopkins
Gender Male
Birth[2][4] 30 May 1805 Kentucky(from his grave marker)
Marriage abt 1837 Red River County?, Texasto Rebecca Gregg
Census[2] 1850 Hopkins County, Texas
Census[6] 1860 Red River County, Texas
Census[7] 1870 Red River County, Texas
Death[4] 1 Mar 1878 Red River County, Texas
Burial[4] Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States

In 1826, he made a trip west to trade with Indians, as a member of a large party that included James Clark, Henry Stout, Charles Burkham, and Charles Humphreys.


Hopkins County, Texas, 1850 census:S2

Hopkins, James E. 45 yrs Farmer & Stockman (real estate = $1,600) b. Kentucky
      Rebecca 34 yrs b. Arkansas
      Nancy Ann 12 yrs b. Texas
      Mary C. 9 yrs b. Texas
      Isabella 5 yrs b. Texas

Red River County, Texas, 1860 census:S6

Hopkins, Jas. E. 54 yrs Farmer (real estate = $32,000; personal estate = $50,000) b. Kentucky
      Rebecca 44 yrs b. Arkansas
      Belle 14 yrs b. Texas
McMaster, Catherine 19 yrs b. Texas

Red River County, Texas, 1870 census:S7

Hopkins, James 64 yrs Farmer (real estate = $-----; personal estate = $500) b. Kentucky
      Rebecca 54 yrs Keeping house b. Missouri
      Jack (BLACK) 45 yrs Domestic Servant b. Tennessee
      Mary (BLACK) 43 yrs Domestic Servant b. Tennessee
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), pp. 24-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 158, house/family 322/322.
  3. Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), pp. 211-12.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Clarksville Cemetery (Clarksville, Texas).
  5.   Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #285 (Abstract #436).

    On 11 Jan 1859, he received Military Bounty Grant certificate #2080 for 320 acres, which he located east of Annona.

  6. Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 104, house/family 601/601.
  7. Red River, Texas, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 9, house/family 9/9.
  8.   Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #200 (Abstract #405).

    On 19 Jul 1870, he received 1st Class headright certificate #15-32 for 1,369.39 acres, which he located near Little Pine Creek, south of Manchester.