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Transcribed biography of James V. Hopkins

James V. Hopkins was born in Bourbon county, Ky., in 1802, son of Lemuel and Mary Hopkins, the former a native of Delaware, and the latter of Pennsylvania. At the age of ten years he was taken to Ohio, and in 1835 he came to this tp., then went to Centre tp., thence to Porter county, Ind., thence to Michigan City, and in 1852 settled on his present farm. In 1827 he married Miss Elizabeth Ross, born in New Jersey in 1804. Their 2 living children are Hazzard M. and James T. Mrs. Hopkins died in 1874; she was paralyzed for seven years. Both are members of the Christian Church. P. O., Michigan City.

Source: Charles C. Chapman & Company. 1880. History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. Chicago, Illinois: Charles C. Chapman & Company. 914 p.
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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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