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Hopkins, William Cyprian

Age: 28, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: comn Chaplain, 7th VT INF, 9/25/62 (9/25/62), resgd 10/19/65; Episcopalian [College: UVM 55/58]

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Birth: 04/28/1834, Burlington, VT
Death: 01/07/1910

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, OH
Marker/Plot: Section 9 Lot 82
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 49942597
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: UVM 55, UVM 58
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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William C. Hopkins, son of Rev. John Henry Hopkins, D. D., the first Episcopal bishop of Vermont, was born in Burlington, Vt., April 28, 1834. He graduated A. B. from the University of Vermont in 1855 and in 1875 received the degree of A. M. in course. In 1891, Norwich University conferred upon him the degree of D. D.

He studied for the Episcopal ministry and was ordained a deacon in 1856 and priest in 1857. He was rector of the following churches: Northfield, Vt., 1858-61; New Orleans, La, 1864-65; Christ church, St Joseph, Mo., 1865-66; Hannibal, Mo., 1866-70; Trinity church, Aurora, 1ll., 1870-78; Emmanuel Mission, Champaign, 11l., 1878-82; Grace church, Toledo, Ohio, 1882-94; AdamsSt., Mission, Toledo, Ohio, 1894-97; St. Paul's church, Toledo, 1897 to date.

He was commissioned chaplain of the 7th Vermont Infantry, September 25, 1862, and was honorably discharged, October 19, 1865. During his residence in Northfield, he served as superintendent of schools.

He was twice married: first, June 8, 1858, to Cornelie C. Stevens, of Burlington, Vt. He was married the second time to Julia, daughter of Judge Gilson of Aurora, 1ll.

Norwich University, 1819-1911: her history, her graduates, her roll of honor, edited by William Arba Ellis, 3:533