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Deborah Hopkins (#47700834)
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Bio Photo I am Deborah L. Hopkins, born in Canandaigua, NY. in 1945. Currently live in Orlando, FL

My father was Dr. Stephen Nelson Hopkins (b. Sodus, NY), mother, Mary Gayle Canning (b. Atlantic City, NJ).

Paternal grandfather George Nelson Hopkins, grandmother, Ruth Turner Hopkins.

Maternal grandfather, Dr. Charles Hewson Canning (b. 7-5-1881 in West Chester, NJ), grandmother, Margaret Gayle Balsinger.

I also have great-great's for both families, as well as bio's on some of them.

I would like to connect with any relative of any of the above to fill in missing or additional information on them.
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William Hearn
I found something...

This is a list of death certificates from 1906 to 1962 for the state of PA. Please try this to search for that person and death date you are looking for.

Added by William Hearn on Feb 05, 2013 6:11 PM
Joe DoVille
Hi! I just emailed you. You can email me back with the info whenever you are ready. Thanks!
Added by skye on Feb 01, 2013 5:05 PM
Funny, I never had a problem pasting something in, but if it doesn't work for you, can you put it in this type of message?
Added by skye on Feb 01, 2013 5:03 PM
RE: joe DoVille bio
That's great, Deborah--I'm glad we can work together. I am looking forward to reading the info. When you are ready to send it along, you can either put it in a message like this or go to his memorial page. On the memorial page, in the upper right-hand corner under his name are two white tabs, share and edit. Click on the edit tab and a new page will open. Click on the "Suggest a correction" link and a new page will open. There is a box in which you can add your message. Please be sure to add at the bottom your name at the bottom of the bio for the credit. Also, on his memorial page on the right-hand side is a tab to add a photo. I would be delighted if you would add your one for him.
Added by skye on Feb 01, 2013 3:24 PM
Hi Deborah--Thanks for your interest in Joseph DoVille. Oakdale is one of the cemeteries for which I spent a great deal of time and effort documenting, and I would like, as much as possible, to maintain control of those entries. I have had some really bad experiences with transferring memorials from there, only to have the new owners grow tired of the whole thing and delete them. Then all the info is lost. While I don't believe for a moment you would do that, could we work it out this way? If you will write up the biography you wish to see included, I would be very delighted to add it with credit to you. Would that be workable for you? It would be wonderful to have more info for that memorial. Thanks for your understanding.
Added by skye on Jan 31, 2013 9:56 AM
Lee Ashmore
I love obits!
Added by Lee Ashmore on Feb 16, 2012 6:16 PM
Lee Ashmore
Hello again!
I would be very willing to add all of your Hopkins info to findagrave. I have done some research on Sodus, NY Hopkins so I may have additional data to add to yours. Just e-mail info to:
Would love any photos you have as well.
Thanks so much!
Lee Ashmore
Added by Lee Ashmore on Feb 16, 2012 1:19 PM
Lee Ashmore
Benjamin Hopkins lineage
Hello Deborah,
I just saw your note on Eunice Howell Hopkins memorial. I would be very interested in Benjamin Hopkins' family information on down. Thanks for your time.
Added by Lee Ashmore on Feb 15, 2012 10:31 PM
Hi Deborah;

I'm always interested in exchanging information on the Bolsinger/Balsinger family tree. I don't have anything on Webster Riley Balsinger but my friend Dona McPhillips had done some research on Balsinger ln Pittsburgh. You can reach her at

I visited Uniontown in 2004 and Lecky Cemetery where both George and John are buried. I have lots of information on George and a fair amount on his son John. My path to George is his son Christopher. He was the co-executor with his brother Jacob on Georges will. Christopher moved his family from PA to Iowa in 1846. He bought a farm and donated an area as a cemetery. It is in good condition and has an arch at the entrance idenfied as the Bolsinger Cemetery. He and his wife are buried their and on the grave stone they spell there name as Balsinger. His son Perry is buried about four miles away and his grave stone is Bolsinger. So you can see how the "o" and "a" changes.

Contact me at

Added by Bolsinger on Jan 28, 2012 1:48 PM

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