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Mark Hopkins, Sr

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: November 27, 1828 (49)
Saint Clair, St. Clair County, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Saint Clair, St. Clair County, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Hopkins and Anna Hopkins
Husband of Anastasia Lukens Hopkins
Father of Mark Hopkins, Jr.; Augustus Kellogg Hopkins; William Hopkins; Henry Kellogg Hopkins; Samuel Frederick Hopkins and 2 others
Brother of Harriet Byron Hopkins; Appelona Frank Hopkins; Betsey Stanley; Nancy Stanley; Richard Hopkins and 3 others

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About Mark Hopkins, Sr

Mark Hopkins, Sr was born Jun. 29, 1779 in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA and died Nov. 27, 1828 in Saint Clair, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA

Parents: Son of Moses Hopkins and Anna Whiting. Grandson of Rev. Samuel Hopkins, D.D. and Joanna Ingersoll. Great grandson of Capt. Timothy Hopkins and Mary Judd. This is a John Hopkins of Cambridge, MA 1634 line.

Married:

  1. Anastasia Lukens "Tacy" Kellogg 1780 MA - 1837 NY, his first cousin, daughter of Lieut. Ezra Kellogg and Mary Whiting. Married Oct. 19, 1800 Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., MA.

7 children of Tacy Kellogg and Mark Hopkins include:

  1. Augustus Kellogg Hopkins (1801 - 1817)
  2. Samuel Frederick Hopkins (1803 - 1884)
  3. Henry Kellogg Hopkins (1807 - 1846)
  4. William Hopkins 1811-1815 NY
  5. Mark Hopkins (1813 - 1878) Jr. 1813 NY - 1878 CA m. Mary Frances Sherwood, his first cousin. One adopted child, Timothy Nolan-Hopkins.
  6. Moses Hopkins b. 1817
  7. Ezra Augustus Hopkins b 1821-1865 CA

Notes

  • Founder and treasurer of the Central Pacific Railroad.
  • Namesake of San Francisco's Mark Hopkins Hotel, built on the site of his former mansion on Nob Hill.

Son of Moses Hopkins and Anna Whiting. Grandson of Rev. Samuel Hopkins, D.D. and Joanna Ingersoll. Great grandson of Capt. Timothy Hopkins and Mary Judd. This is a John Hopkins of Cambridge, MA 1634 line.

Husband of Anastasia Lukens "Tacy" Kellogg 1780 MA - 1837 NY, his first cousin, daughter of Lieut. Ezra Kellogg and Mary Whiting. Married Oct. 19, 1800 Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., MA.

Father of 7 children.


Mark Hopkins, Jr. 1813 NY - 1878 CA

m. Mary Frances Sherwood, his first cousin. One adopted child, Timothy Nolan-Hopkins, who published two extensive genealogies on the Hopkins.

Founder and treasurer of the Central Pacific Railroad. Namesake of San Francisco's Mark Hopkins Hotel, built on the site of his former mansion on Nob Hill. Inscription: Mark Hopkins Edward Hopkins Tacy L. Hopkins

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Mark Hopkins, Sr's Timeline

1779
June 29, 1779
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
1801
1801
1803
September 15, 1803
Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
1807
June 15, 1807
Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, United States
1811
September 18, 1811
1813
September 1, 1813
Henderson, Jefferson County, New York, United States
1817
1817
1821
1821
1828
November 27, 1828
Age 49
Saint Clair, St. Clair County, Michigan, United States