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Hannah Elizabeth Sunderlin Hopkins
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1822
Putnam County
New York, USA
Death: May 20, 1908
Westchester County
New York, USA


Death of Mrs. Hopkins

Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Hopkins died at the home of her son, Prof. Frank A. Hopkins at 30 Robbins Place, Yonkers, on Wednesday, May 20, 1908.

The deceased was born in this town on August 24, 1822, and lived the whole of her well spent life in this vicinity. All of her latter life has been in this village until she went to live with her son last year.

She was the daughter of Daniel and Ada Myrick Sunderlin.

She married the late William Hopkins and occupied the farm, now owned by Mr. Kittredge, on the Carmel Kent Cliffs road. Of her five children, twins, Henry and Henrietta, died many years ago. A daughter, Mrs. Emma L. Yeomons has been dead only a few months. Prof. Frank A. Hopkins and Prof. Edwin M. Hopkins of Lawrence, Kansas, survive their parents.

Mrs. Hopkins was a member of the Carmel Baptist church of long standing. Her funeral services will be conducted there on Saturday at 11 o'clock, a.m. The interment will be made in Raymond Hill cemetery.

The Putnam County Courier, Carmel, New York, Friday Afternoon, May 22,1908.

Genealogy of the Merrick-Mirick-Myrick family of Massachusetts, 1636-1902

Note: David should be Daniel.

88. Adah 7, dau. of (John 6, Isaac 5, John 4, John 3, William 2, William 1) and Hannah (Merritt) Merrick, born Dec. 7. 1795, at Carmel, N.Y. Married David Sunderlin; lived near Lake Mahopac, N.Y. Children

i. John (Sunderlin), b. June 22, 1819; d. same day.
ii. Hester Jane (Sunderlin), b. July 5, 1820; d. Aug.10, 1827.

iii. Hannah Elizabeth (Sunderlin), b. Aug. 24, 1822; m. April 10, 1845, William A. Hopkins; ch. Francis, Emma, Edwin Mortimer (Prof. Eng. Lit., Kansas State University). Hannah Hopkins still living in Carmel, N.Y.

iv. Susan (Sunderlin), b. April 20, 1825; d. Aug. 15, 1827.

v. John Jaoob (Sunderlin), b. Nov. 11, 1830; d. Aug. 8, 1835.

vi. George Edwin (Sunderlin), b. Aug. 25, 1836; m. Jan. 26, 1862, Amanda A. Pinckney; one child, Clara. George Edwin still living in Carmel.

Title Genealogy of the Merrick-Mirick-Myrick family of Massachusetts, 1636-1902
Compiled by George Byron Merrick
Publisher Tracy, Gibbs & Co., 1902

Notes on son:

The first football coach at the University of Kansas was faculty member Edwin Mortimer Hopkins in 1891. His KU team finished the season with a record of 7-0-1. 1891 is the first year KU played MU and KU won 22-10. (Wickipedia)

Edwin Mortimer Hopkins was a member of the Princeton University class of 1888, earning an AB in English and completing his MA a year later. After graduating he became a faculty member at the University of Kansas, returning briefly to Princeton to complete his pHD in 1894. Hopkins served on the faculty at the University of Kansas from 1891 until 1937. During his time there he was instrumental in forming the National Council of Teachers of English and the American Quill Society. (Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.)

Family links: 
  Daniel H Sunderlin (1799 - 1869)
  Adah Merritt Sunderlin (1795 - 1872)
  William Ambrose Hopkins (1818 - 1886)
  Emma L. Hopkins Yeomans (1846 - 1908)*
  Franklin Augustus Hopkins (1852 - 1926)*
  Henrietta Eugenia Hopkins (1856 - 1860)*
  Henry Eugene Hopkins (1856 - 1860)*
  Edwin Mortimer Hopkins (1862 - 1946)*
  Hester Jane Sunderlin (1820 - 1827)*
  Hannah Elizabeth Sunderlin Hopkins (1822 - 1908)
  Susan Sunderlin (1825 - 1827)*
  John Jacob Sunderlin (1830 - 1836)*
  George Edwin Sunderlin (1836 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Raymond Hill Cemetery
Putnam County
New York, USA
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Record added: Sep 03, 2010
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- Eamonn
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