About John About Photo Location: unknown Date: early in John’s U.S. Army career, which ran from 1905 to 1935 Credit: From the photo collection of Pat Hopkins Howard (John’s granddaughter) Relationship To Author: John: great-uncle, brother of paternal grandfather
About Cindy Full Name: Lucinda “Cindy” Howard Birth: 16 February 1867, Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky Death: 16 May 1957, Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky Burial: 20 May 1957, Morrow Cemetery, Salem Township, Warren County, Ohio Parents: John Covey Howard and Mary F. “Polly” Morris Spouse: James Arton Hopkins About Emma Full Name: Emma Ewers […]
About Martha Collins Hopkins and the children Martha Collins Hopkins (2nd from right) was the third wife of William Columbus Hopkins. Lum was the father of all seven children in the picture. Martha, Ollie, & Bessie’s mother was his first wife, Elizabeth Anne Skidmore. Cornie & Lizzie’s mother was his 2nd wife Eliza Jane Long. […]
Feature John D. Lanier (*2nd Great-uncle, McCauley) 180 Years Ago: John D. Lanier was born on 29 December 1840 in Randolph County, Alabama, to William Washington Lanier and Charlotte T. Jackson. The family hasn’t been located in the 1850 census. By 1860, John was not listed with his parents and siblings. He was certainly old […]
Feature Joseph Smith Lanier and Nancy Jane Bennett (*Great-grandparents, McCauley) 152 Years Ago: Joseph Smith Lanier and Nancy Jane Bennett married on 10 December 1868 in Heard County, Georgia. Heard County’s courthouse burned in 1893, and marriage records prior to 1886 do not survive. The only place I’ve found the date and location of their […]
Hattie Eugenia Lanier married twice, both times on 27 November. 122 years ago, she married Virgil Slokum White on that date (1898) in Monroe County, Mississippi. Hattie and Sloke divorced sometime between 1910 and 1916. 104 years ago, she married William McRae on that date (1916) in Fulton County, Georgia. Hattie and William also divorced. […]
Orie Columbus Hopkins, called Lum, was the son of James Arton Hopkins and Lucinda Howard. They named him for his uncle (Jim’s brother), William Columbus Hopkins, who also went by Lum. Several people have added this picture to William Columbus in their online trees, but this is the younger Lum.
83 Years Ago: Susan Taylor Krueger married Harvey Owens on 31 October 1937 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. It was a second marriage for both. Susie had married August Krueger in 1911, and they had four children before he died in 1927. Harvey married Lula Debord in 1906, and they had five children before she died […]