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Edwin Broun HopkinsRoster ID 2238
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1878|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Edwin Broun Hopkins, Class of 1878: (Listed as "Edward Brown" Hopkins in most VMI publications, but "Edwin Broun" Hopkins on his gravemarker and in 1900 Census Record) Genealogy: Born- May 19, 1856 in "Cave Hill" Rockingham Co, Va. Father- Gerard Tyson Hopkins; Mother- Frances Kisling. No information on Pat. Grandparents. Mat. Grandfather- Henry Kisling; Mat. Grandmother- Catherine Miller. Married- Anne Rives Brown in 1879. Children- 1- James Kisling Hopkins; 2- Mary V. Hopkins; 3- Alice Brown Hopkins; 4- Oliver Brown Hopkins; 5- Francis Kisling Hopkins. VMI Record: Entered VMI- March 3, 1875; Graduated July 2, 1878 standing 11 in a class of 24. Careers- Farmer. Died- Aug. 9, 1917, near McGaheysville, Rockingham Co. Va.|