Hopkins, Stephen D.
Age: 22, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pr SGT 2/9/64, wdd, 6/18/64, dis/wds, 2/22/65
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Birth: 01/16/1840, Enosburgh, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 74948615
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/24/1866; widow Elizabeth M., 7/2/1917, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Death of Stephen D. Hopkins
After an illness covering some two years, Stephen Dewey Hopkins died at his home on Congress st. at 12:30 o'clock Monday morning. Mr. Hopkins was born in Enosburg, January 16, 1840, being the son of Henry and Lois (Blaisdell) Hopkins and the youngest of a family of eight children. He came to this city in 1858 where he learned of H. M. Stevens the harness maker's trade. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of A. R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., being enlisted in Company I, 10th Regt. Vt. Vol. Inf., in August, 1862. He was wounded in the battle of Bermuda Hundred. He was at one time a popular tenor the state. He was for twelve years choir master of St. Paul's Episcopal church, Burlington, acting at the same time as tenor in the choir of the First Congregational church of that city. In the year 1862, he married Miss Susan Jane Hoyt whose death occurred in Burlington twenty-four years ago. To them were born five children of whom four survive, Eames Rankin, of Rutland, Miss Josephine Hoyt, of Boston, Mrs. J.B. Foss, of St. Albans Bay, and Miss Helen Canfield, of this city. He took for a second wife, Miss Elizabeth Merrill Todd, who survives. He is also survived by one grandchild, Elizabeth Hopkins Foss, and by one brother, Daniel Hopkins, of Waterbury.
Funeral of Stephen D. Hopkins
The funeral of Stephen D. Hopkins, who died early Monday morning at his home on Congress st., was held at the house this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, the Rev. W. Parkyn Jackson, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. Mrs. E.P. Stevens, a niece of Mr. Hopkins sang “Now the Day is Done.” The bearers were E.P. Stevens, Frank Hopkins, H.D. Hopkins, B. Melvin Hopkins, Julius Hoyt and John G. Norton. A.R. Hurlbut post, No. 60, G.A.R., of which Mr. Hopkins was a member attended in a body. The burial was in the south main street cemetery. Among those persons present from out of town were Eames R. Hopkins, of Rutland, a son of the deceased; Mrs. Eames R. Hopkins; Miss Josephine Hopkins, of Boston, a daughter; Mrs. J. H. Bigelow, of Springfield, Mass.; and Mrs. J.C. Armstrong, of Syracuse, N.Y., sisters of Mrs. Hopkins; Daniel Hopkins of Waterbury, H.D. Hopkins of Montpelier, and Frank Hopkins of Franklin, nephews of Mr. Hopkins.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, April 25, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.