1st Lt. (USA) Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins

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1st Lt. (USA) Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins

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Birthplace: Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death: June 25, 1923 (82)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Place of Burial: Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev Samuel Miles Hopkins, II and Mary Jane Hanson Hopkins
Husband of Mary Comstock Hopkins
Father of Julia Anna Hopkins; Elizabeth Abby Drake; Winthrop Haight Hopkins; Ruth Grosvenor Hopkins; Ethel Woolsey Amos and 1 other
Brother of Abby Elizabeth Hopkins; Abel Grosvenor Hopkins; Hester Rose Adams; Woolsey Rogers Hopkins; John Hampden Hopkins and 1 other

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About 1st Lt. (USA) Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins

Rev. Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins b. 23 JUL 1840 Buffalo, Erie Co., NY; d. 25 JUN 1923 Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY [aged 82 years 11 months 2 days; cause of death: arteriosclerosis]; m. 09 JUN 1869 Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY; Mary Comstock Haight b. 11 NOV 1842 Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY; d. 01 AUG 1888 Deposit, Delaware Co., NY. Both buried: Fort Hill Cemetery, South Slope Greenwood, Lot 37, Grave 3 (Mary), Grave 4 (Stephen), Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY.

MILITARY SERVICE: Company H, 160th New York Infantry. Stephen G. Hopkins was 22 years old when he enlisted as a sergeant at Auburn, New York, on September 17, 1862. He was mustered into Company H, 160th New York Infantry, on November 21, 1862. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on September 27, 1864. He was mustered out at Savannah, Georgia, on November 1, 1865. He married Mary Comstock Haight at Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, June 9, 1869.

CHILDREN:

1) Julia Anna Hopkins b. 1870 2) Abby Elizabeth Hopkins b. 1872 3) Winthrop Haight Hopkins b. 1874 4) Emily Kent Hopkins b. 1877 5) Ruth Grosvenor Hopkins b. 1881 6) Ethel Woolsey Hopkins b. 1885

PARENTS: Mary Jane Hansen/Hanson Heacock b. 09 FEB 1816 Buffalo, Erie Co., NY; d. 23 JAN 1885 Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY; m. 15 MAY 1839 Livingston Co., NY; Rev. Samuel Miles Hopkins II b. 08 AUG 1813 Geneseo, Livingston Co., NY; d. 29 OCT 1901 Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY. Both buried: Fort Hill Cemetery, Greenwood Lot 27, Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY.

NOTES: Samuel was a Presbyterian minister and author of "Manual of Church Polity" (Auburn, 1878) and "Liturgy and Book of Common Prayer" (New York, 1883).

SIBLINGS:

1) Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins b. 1840 [SELF] 2) Abby Elizabeth Hopkins b. 1842 3) Abel Grosvenor Hopkins b. 1844 4) Hester Rose Hopkins b. 1847 5) Woolsey Rogers Hopkins b. 1850 6) John Hampden Hopkins b. 1852 7) Samuel Miles Hopkins III b./d. 1855

OBITUARY COURTESY OF FAG VOLUNTEER BILL PRESTON #47695598

SOURCE: "The Auburn Citizen (Auburn, NY), Tuesday, June 26, 1923:

Rev. Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins, 83, died in Brooklyn last evening (25 Jun). The funeral will be held in this city (Auburn) at the home of the nephew of the deceased, Charles H. Steel of 59 South Street. The survivors are four daughters, Mrs. F. C. Blake [Mrs. Frank Cornelius Drake; AKA Emily Kent (nee Hopkins) Drake], Miss Julia Hopkins, Miss Ruth Hopkins, all of Brooklyn and Mrs. Harold Amon [Mrs. Harold Curtis Amos; AKA Ethel Woolsey (nee Hopkins) Amos] of Newark, N. J. One son, Winthrop Hopkins of Chicago, also survives. The deceased was born in Buffalo, July 23, 1840. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1863 and for a time served in the army. He married Miss Mary C. Haight of this city on June 8, 1869. He was ordained as a minister in Cory, Pa., by the Erie Presbytery in October, 1868. He graduated from the Auburn Theological Seminary with the class of 1868. He preached in Cory from 1868 to 1876 and he then went to Columbus, O., where he resided from 1876 to 1879. He supplied in several churches from 1879 to 1881. He was in Deposit, N.Y. from 1881 to 1890 and was in Palmyra from 1890 until 1896. He was a clerk in the customs service, New York for sometime. The deceased is the son of Prof. Samuel Miles Hopkins, who graduated from the Auburn Seminary with the class of 1837.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Mar 25 2019, 21:47:37 UTC

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1st Lt. (USA) Stephen Grosvenor Hopkins's Timeline

1840
July 23, 1840
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
1870
March 22, 1870
1872
December 26, 1872
Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
1874
November 2, 1874
1881
August 23, 1881
1885
July 7, 1885
1887
May 22, 1887
1923
June 25, 1923
Age 82
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
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Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA