Bertha Hopkins (1897 - 1976)

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Cheltenham, Australia

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Cheltenham, Australia

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Family

Father: Clarke John Hopkins
Mother: Mary Munro Hopkins

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Margret Hopkins

Margret Hopkins

Clarence Hopkins

Clarence Hopkins

Thomas Alban Hopkins and family

Thomas Alban Hopkins and family

Paul A Hopkins

Paul A Hopkins

Amy Whitkanack & Angela Hopkins

Amy Whitkanack & Angela Hopkins

Roeby Whitkanack, Stephanie Hopkins, Angela Hopkins

Roeby Whitkanack, Stephanie Hopkins, Angela Hopkins

Angela Kaye Norton Hopkins

Angela Kaye Norton Hopkins

Chris Harvey and Cassandra

Chris Harvey and Cassandra

Amy Delena (Hopkins) Orr gravesite

Amy Delena (Hopkins) Orr gravesite

Michael E Hopkins

Michael E Hopkins

Amy Delena (Hopkins) Orr

Amy Delena (Hopkins) Orr

Robert Cleo Hopkins, Washington

Robert Cleo Hopkins, Washington

Lorene (Hopkins) Herring

Lorene (Hopkins) Herring

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Lorene &Winfield Herring Family, Texas Margret Hopkins Clarence Hopkins Thomas Alban Hopkins and family

Timeline

1897 - In the year that Bertha Hopkins was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

1943 - By the time she was 46 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1954 - By the time she was 57 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1959 - When she was 62 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1976 - In the year of Bertha Hopkins's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Bertha Hopkins passed away in 1976 in Cheltenham, Australia at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Bertha. She was born in 1897. She was born to Clarke John Hopkins and Mary Munro Hopkins, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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