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Samuel Hopkins

Samuel Hopkins, American congressman, army officer. member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1800, 01, 03-06, Kentucky Senate, 1809-1813; member United States House of Representatives from Kentucky, 13th Congress, 1813-1815.

Background

  • Hopkins, Samuel was born on April 9, 1753 in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor Samuel and Isabella (Taylor) Hopkins.

  • Career

    • Chief justice 1st Court Criminal Common Law and Chancery Jurisdiction in Ky. Major general United States Army, 1812.

    Membership

    Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1800, 01, 03-06, Kentucky Senate, 1809-1813. Member United States House of Representatives from Kentucky, 13th Congress, 1813-1815.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Branch Bugg, January 18, 1783.
    • father: Doctor Samuel Hopkins
    • mother: Isabella (Taylor) Hopkins
    • spouse: Elizabeth Branch Bugg
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    Born April 9, 1753
    Died September 16, 1819
    (aged 66)
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