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 Mary <I>Flynn</I> Hopkins

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Mary Flynn Hopkins

  • Birth 24 Jun 1826 County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 10 May 1912 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section U, Block 35, Lot 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Memorial ID 90956067

age 85
Burial date May 13, 1912

Daughter of Anthony Flynn and Ellen Walsh.

Mary and her husband John came to America in 1847 and first settled in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY.

12 Children:
1. John Patrick Hopkins was born 1858 in Buffalo, NY. He was the 29th and first Irish Catholic mayor of Chicago 1893-95. He died unmarried in 1918 and left his $2,000,000 estate to his six sisters and Miss Agnes M. Fay, a niece who resided with the Hopkins family.

2. Catherine "Kate" Hopkins died June 1927
3. Julia A. Hopkins
4. Adelia A. Hopkins
5. Mrs. Michael Lydon (Anne B.)
6. Mrs. James H. Bonfield (Mary Ann)
7. Mrs. John A. McCormick (Josephine)

Mary & John Hopkins resided in Geneva, Ontario Co., NY for a time and are related to the Coleman Kane & Daniel Kane families of that area and also to Thomas C. Kane of Chicago.

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  • Created by: Lee Ashmore
  • Added: 29 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90956067
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Flynn Hopkins (24 Jun 1826–10 May 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90956067, citing Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lee Ashmore (contributor 47026276) .