William Leamer “Wm L” Hopkins

William Leamer “Wm L” Hopkins

Birth
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jan 1940 (aged 84)
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot A33
Memorial ID 116002514 · View Source
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William Leamer HOPKINS Well known retired printer and native of Hollidaysburg died at 9:05 o'ciock at the Altoona hospital after a short illness of pneumonia. Mr. Hopkins had made his home with a granddaughter. Mrs. John Hagan of 102 Fifty-eighth street. He was born in Hollidaysburg on Nov. 3, 1855, a son of Turner and Mary Hopkins, both of whom were pioneer families in Blair county. Early in life Mr. Hopkins learned the printers' trade and worked for a number of years for the old Hollidaysburg Democratic Standard and the Hollidaysburg Register. He later was employed by the Pittsburgh Dispatch and the Chicago Herald. Mr. Hopkins also traveled extensively through-out the far west living in San Diego for a number of years working at his trade at various places. He always was a staunch Democrat, He was married in 1870 to Rose Morgan in Pittsburgh. Mrs Hopkins died in 1911. Surviving. are one daughter,: Mrs. Mary Hughey. of the city, with whom he also made his home; a brother. John P. Hopkins of Altoona; seven grandchildren and; two great-grandchildren. Three children are deceased. He was of he Presbyterian faith. Mr. Hopkins came to Altoona several years ago from Petersberg and Alexandria, PA where he was located for 20 years. He also formerly operated a restaurant in East Altoona. Mr. Hopkins was a member of the printers' union in Pittsburgh. The body will repose at he V. L. Stevens funeral home.
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  • Created by: Michael David Hopkins
  • Added: 24 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 116002514
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Leamer “Wm L” Hopkins (3 Nov 1855–6 Jan 1940), Find a Grave Memorial no. 116002514, citing Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Michael David Hopkins (contributor 48212112) .