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James A. Hopkins, Sr
Birth: Jun. 17, 1765
Death: 1849

James married first Peggy Woods. He married second Elizabeth Billingsley about 1795.

The following was taken from a DAR application:

At the age of 16, James Hopkins entered the service as a private soldier in June 1781 in the town of Hillsborough, Orange Co., North Carolina. He entered the service under the following named officers: Col. Thomas Farmer, Major Humphreys, and Captain Parish.
He was engaged in the Battle of the Eutaw Springs in the state of South Carolina under the command of General Green. The battle was fought on the 9th of September, 1781.
He marched from the town of Hillsborough to the town of Salisbury, Rowan Co., North Carolina; from thence to Thompson's Fort on the Congaree River; from thence to the Eutaw Springs, South Carolina where the battle was fought.
He served under General Green for 3 months. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Billingsley Hopkins (1775 - 1848)
 
 Children:
  Amanda Hopkins*
  John Hopkins (1799 - 1849)*
  James A. Hopkins (1806 - 1896)*
  Lucinda Hopkins Neelly (1808 - 1908)*
  Solomon Hopkins (1813 - 1853)*
  Elizabeth Hopkins (1815 - 1850)*
  Hiram Hopkins (1817 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PARISH'S CO. HUMPHREY'S N. C. REGT. REV. WAR
 
Burial:
Hopkins Cemetery
Fair Play
Polk County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Dannie Moore
Record added: Mar 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7228076
James A. Hopkins, Sr
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James A. Hopkins, Sr
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James A. Hopkins, Sr
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James A.7 Hopkins, Sr., William6, James5, Dennis4, Dennis3, Richard2, Thomas1 Hopkins b@1573 Wales.
- Lee Ashmore
 Added: Jan. 31, 2014

- Jason Shaver
 Added: Nov. 22, 2011
James Hopkins was my 4th great grandfather.
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