Person:Richard Hopkins (11)

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Richard Mark Hopkins
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
m. 1840?
  1. Mary Ann Hopkins1841 - 1927
  2. James Elliot Hopkins1845 - 1902
  3. Emma Hopkins1857 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][6] Richard Mark Hopkins
Gender Male
Birth[3][2][6] 1809 Montgomery County, Kentucky
Alt Marriage 6 Oct 1833 Sevier County, Tennesseeto Nancy Mary Clark
Marriage 1840? Red River County, Texasto Nancy Mary Clark
Census[2] 1850 Red River County, Texas
Census[5] 1860 Red River County, Texas
Death[6] 27 Dec 1869 Red River County, Texas
Burial[6] Shiloh Cemetery, Red River County, Texas

Red River County, Texas, 1850 census:S2

Hopkins, Richard 41 yrs Farmer (real estate = $2,000) b. Kentucky
      Nancy 35 yrs b. Tennessee[?]
      Mary Ann 10 yrs b. Texas
      James 4 yrs b. Texas

Red River County, Texas, 1860 census:S5

Hopkins, R. M. 51 yrs Farmer (real estate = $44,000; personal estate = $55,000) b. Kentucky
      Emma 3 yrs b. Texas
Burks, Joseph 23 yrs [no occupation] (real estate = $-----; personal estate = $4,200) b. Georgia
References
  1. Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), pp. 84-85.

    On 19 Aug 1834, he signed a petition for a road to be laid out from Jonesboro to the Sulphur Fork settlement.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Red River, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 225, house/family 420/420.
  3. Handbook of Texas Online, "Hopkins, Richard M.".

    He operated a large plantation in Red River and Lamar Counties with his brother, James. By 1860, they owned 139 slaves, putting them among the largest slaveowners in the state.

  4.   Arkansas Secretary of State. Historical Report of the Secretary of State, 1998. (Little Rock: Arkansas Secretary of State, 1998), p. 631.

    He served as sheriff of Miller County, Arkansas, 1832-36.

  5. Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 106, house/family 643/643.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Grave marker, Shiloh Cemetery, Red River, Texas, United States.