Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

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Stephen WOLFENBARGER
(ca 1838-bef. 1863)
Eliza HOPKINS
(1837-1912)
John Covey HOWARD
(1806-1899)
Mary F. "Polly" MORRIS
(ca 1830-bet. 1910/1920)
James Arton "Jim" HOPKINS
(1861-1933)
Lucinda "Cindy" HOWARD
(1867-1957)
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Leo Berry HOPKINS
(1898-1988)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Marie BEEDY

  • James L. "Jim" HOPKINS+
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Leo Berry HOPKINS 2,170
  • Born: 28 February 1898, Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky 2
  • Marriage: Marie BEEDY in 1921 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 761
  • Died: 15 September 1988, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan at age 90 764,765
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan 761
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  More Information:

Namesake: Berry was named for his mother's half brother, Newberry "Berry" Howard. He was called Berry by his parents and siblings but went by Leo in Michigan.

Not Found in Census: Berry would have been 2 years old but was not listed with his parents. He was apparently left out by mistake as he is included in the count of living children for his mother.


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Photo: Hopkins Family, May 1909, Brodhead, Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

1910 United States Federal Census, James A. Hopkins household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 170: Berry was living with his parents. He was listed as Berry Hopkins (son, age 12).

1920 United States Federal Census, James A. Hopkins household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 1083: Berry was living with his parents. He was listed as Berry Hopkins, son, farming, age 21, born in Kentucky.

1930 United States Federal Census, Leo Hopkins household, Genesee County, Michigan: Berry and Marie were living with their 2 oldest children and Marie's brother.


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Photo: Hopkins Family, 1932, Warren County, Ohio.

1940 United States Federal Census, Leo B. Hopkins household, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan 763: Berry and Marie lived at 1519 Detroit Street with their four children: Jim, Ruth, Dick and Joyce. Berry was listed as a metal finisher in an automobile plant, age 42, born in Kentucky. He completed the 8th grade. He made $1,700 in 1939. They lived in Flint in 1935.

Occupation: Leo worked as an Auto Worker. In addition to being an auto worker, Berry also bought, remodeled and sold houses.

Residence: 1988, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan. 1087 Berry was living in Flint at the time of his death.


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Leo married Marie BEEDY in 1921 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.761 (Marie BEEDY was born on 28 June 1900 in Budapest, Hungary,761 died on 29 July 1965 in Flint, Genesee County, Michigan 762 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan 761.)

  

Residence: Flint, Genesee County, Michigan. Berry & Marie lived in the Flint area during most of their marriage.

Children: Berry & Marie had 2 sons & 3 daughters.




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