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Thomas Allen Hopkins
Birth: Dec. 15, 1830
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 26, 1899
Ripley County
Missouri, USA

Son of Wiley and Feraba Simpson Hopkins., born Tennessee

Married Sarah M. Smith, 18 November 1852
Children Talbitha Hopkins , Matronia Clementine Hopkins and Feraba Evaline Hopkins.

Thomas and Sarah migrate to Arkansas sometime after 1856.

1860 Scott Township, Lawrence County census, Thomas A., Sarah M, Matrona and Feraby.

Wife Sarah died May 1861

31 August 1861, TA Hopkins enlisted as private in Co. G 14th (McCarver's) AR Infantry at Pocahontas, AR. Carpenter in Cabell's Brigade at Priceville, MS July 1862. Injured in service and sent to General Hospital 10 August 1862. 22 August 1862 in hospital at Columbus, MS. Appointed 1st Sgt 1 Jan 1863.

Married Martha M. Hinson 17 Jan 1864. Infant girl born February 1865. Martha M Hinson Hopkins dies as a result of childbirth complications.

Married Civil war widow Martha Parsley Shannon Hopkins shortly thereafter on 6 April 1865 in Scott Township, Lawrence County, AR.

Infant daughter of Thomas and second wife Martha M. Hinson Hopkins, died 18 December 1865.

Thomas and Martha Parsley Shannon Hopkins gave birth to their first known child, Martha Angeline Hopkins 14 March 1867, following by Thomas Holmes Hopkins on 22 January 1869.

February 1870 Sharp County, Lebanon Township census Thomas, Martha, Matrona, Feraba, George (10), Martha and Thomas (1).

1870 Thomas leaves Arkansas family.

January 1871 Rachel Hopkins born.

April 1874, Thomas marries Mary Jane Crow in Oregon County, Missouri

Together they have
Sarah Lovina 1875
Joesph Manfield 1877
William Miles 1879

1880 Piney Township, Oregon County, MO, Thomas, Mary J, Sarah, L, Joseph M., William M and stepson John W, 8.

Sometime around 1880, Thomas returns to Arkansas and pays a visit to Martha. He is introduced to Rachel at that time, and Rachel to him as being her father. Thomas indicated during his life that he was unaware that Martha was pregnant when he left.

Rhetta Susan 1881
George Lee 1883
Felix Warner 1885
1885 Thomas joined M.B. Church, Senath at Alton, MO
James Norma 1887
1888 Residing in Alton, Missouri
Alfred Perry 1889
Ethel May 1893

Thomas worked as a farmer, carpenter, and shoemaker. The Hopkins Family Bible mentions three of his four marriages, omitting reference to his marriage to Martha Parsley Shannon. His obituary mentions all four. No record has been found of his divorce from Martha.

He died 26 May 1899 in Doniphan of malarial fever and dyspepsia.

Family links: 
  Sarah M Smith Hopkins (1836 - 1861)
  Martha M Hinson Hopkins (1843 - 1865)
  Martha Susan Parsley Hopkins (1839 - ____)*
  Mary Jane Crow Hopkins (1853 - 1925)*
  Feraba Evaline Hopkins Crumley (1858 - 1933)*
  Infant Daughter Hopkins (1865 - 1865)*
  Thomas Holmes Hopkins (1869 - ____)*
  Rachel Ethel Hopkins Whitlow (1871 - 1949)*
  Retta Susan Hopkins Wilson (1881 - 1941)*
  George Lee Hopkins (1883 - 1970)*
  Felix Warner Hopkins (1885 - 1905)*
  Ethel May Hopkins (1893 - 1902)*
*Calculated relationship
Lone Star Cemetery
Ripley County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Sherry D Chilton
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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Thomas Allen Hopkins
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Thomas Allen Hopkins
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Thomas Allen Hopkins
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- Lindan S Caldwell
 Added: Mar. 6, 2016
Thomas was my 3rd Great Grand Uncle. Brother to my 3rd Great Grandmother, Elizabeth J. Hopkins Redd of Trigg County, Kentucky. I grew up in Flatwoods in Johnson Township where Thomas and his brother William lived. This is a really cool find for me. It ...(Read more)
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 Added: Jul. 23, 2013

- Denny Hopkins
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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