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Joshua Hopper IV (1826-1863) & Henrietta Barrow (1834-1902)

UPDATED July 2017 Joshua Hopper IV & Henrietta Barrow are my 3x great grandparents, parents of my 2X great grandfather Jasper Joseph Hopper. Joshua Hopper IV was born in 1826 in Illinois according to the 1860 US Census. His parents are Joshua Hopper III … Continue reading

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Jasper Joseph Hopper (1858-1929) & Sarah Margaret Bly (1862-1945)

UPDATED JULY 2017 Jasper Joseph Hopper and Sarah Margaret Bly are my great great grandparents, the parents of my great grandfather John Henry Hopper.  (Photo: Jasper Joseph Hopper & Sarah Margaret Bly.) Jasper Joseph Hopper was born in 1858 in … Continue reading

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John Henry Hopper (1884-1940) & Maybelle Parks (1887-1956)

UPDATED JULY 2017 John Henry Hopper & Maybelle Parks are my great grandparents, parents of the grandfather who died before I was born, William Henry Hopper. John Henry Hopper was born January 2, 1884 in Mincy, Taney County, Missouri. He … Continue reading

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That time I found out my Great Great Grandfather served time in the Missouri State Penitentiary

I’m in a lot of genealogy-related groups on Facebook. One night there was a message that Missouri had recently put records from the Missouri State Penitentiary online. The website notes: The Missouri State Penitentiary was the first state penal institution … Continue reading

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