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Juliet Opie Hopkins Ayres
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Birth: 1860
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1925
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

She was the niece and adopted daughter of Juliet Opie Hopkins and the daughter of Mr. R.H. Butcher of Virginia.

The article about her wedding refers to her as Miss Juliet Opie Hopkins so it appears she did use the Hopkins rather than the Butcher surname.


I see that you have Juliet Opie Hopkins Ayres, 49003501 in Arlington. You also have her adoptive mother, Juliet Opie Hopkins. If you would like to link to the adoptive father, he was Arthur Francis Hopkins, 8032758, buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, AL. He was my great-grandfather.

Juliet Opie married Arthur Hopkins, the second marriage for both. While Arthur had several children, Juliet had none. As I have found in my genealogy research, occasionally a family member (usually sister to sister) would give a child to a barren couple. Virginia Opie Butcher was the mother of Juliet Opie Butcher, her youngest child. She was apparently given to Juliet and Arthur, who legally adopted her. (In a couple of other examples I found, the child was not adopted but was raised by the sibling.)

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Family links: 
  R Hume Butcher (____ - 1893)
  Juliet Ann Opie Hopkins (1818 - 1890)
  Romeyn Beck Ayres (1825 - 1888)
  Helen R Ayres (____ - 1887)*
  Edith Ayres (____ - 1889)*
  Edith L Ayres (____ - 1889)*
  R Hume Butcher (1851 - 1890)**
  Juliet Opie Hopkins Ayres (1860 - 1925)
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 1, Site: 12ES
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49003501
Juliet Opie <i>Hopkins</i> Ayres
Added by: Michael [Randy] Walsh
Juliet Opie <i>Hopkins</i> Ayres
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- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Nov. 19, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jul. 10, 2013
May GOD Bless you and your families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America !Thank you for your service!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 22, 2013
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