John Hopson
and Elizabeth Short

John Hopson b 9 Jun 1802 Wilkes Co NC d 16 Dec 1888 Mitchell Co NC; s/o Thomas Benoni Hopson and Catherine Hoppes. John Hopson m. 1836 to Elizabeth Short b 1815 Wilkes Co NC. Children of John Hopson and Elizabeth Short;

1. Mary Hopson b 1836 NC

2. Jemima Hopson b abt 1840 NC

3. Elizabeth A Hopson b abt 1845 NC

4. Thomas L Hopson b 6 May 1849 Mitchell Co NC d 4 May 1925 Fork Mountain, Mitchell Co NC; m. abt 1869 to Millie Birchfield b 1847 TN d 24 Dec 11932 Bradshaw, Mitchell Co NC.

5. Joseph W Hopson b abt 1854 NC d 21 Apr 1930 Bakersville, Mitchell Co NC; m. abt 1873 to Sarah Sally Birchfield b 15 Mar 1856 Yancy Co NC d 28 Jun 1919 Mitchell Co NC.


Information from Randy Hopson
1850 Yancey, NC census, Ancestry.com image 107:
John Hopson 45,
Thomas L. 1,
Elizabeth 31,
Mary 14,
Jemima M. 10,
Elizabeth 7.

1860 Yancey NC census, Ancestry.com image 145:
John Hobson 57,
Elizabeth 45,
Mary 21,
Elizabeth A. 15,
Thomas L. 11,
Joseph W. 6.

1870 Little Rock Creek twp, Mitchell, NC census, Ancestry.com image 9:
John Hobson 67 b. Wilks Co., NC,
Elizabeth 57 b. Wilks Co., NC,
Mary 35 b. Wilks Co. NC;
John 11 b. Wilks Co., NC,
David C. 8 b. Mitchell Co., NC;
Hannah E. 5 b. Mitchell Co. NC.
(the 3 younger children have to be grandchildren)


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