Biography of Seth Hopkins of Bergen, NY

Seth Hopkins, son of Joseph, was born near St. Albans, Vt., in 1823, and at the age of 11 years came to this town with his parents. He was a farmer, and died August 13. 1859. leaving one living child, Bruce. Bruce Hopkins was a farmer, but began teaching school winters at the age of 20 years, continuing for 34 terms. He was married, August 20, 1856, to Ora P., daughter of Loren H. Stevens, of Bergen, and they have two children living, Frank, born September 12, 1860, and Millicent B., born October 31, 1871. Frank is engaged in the Western Union Telegraph office at Mansfield, Pa. Bruce Hopkins was a soldier in the civil war, enlisting June 13, 1861, in Co. A, 3d N.Y. Cav. He participated in the battles of White Hall, Kingston, Goldsboro, Stony Creek, Charles Station, Little Washington, Reams's Station, Petersburg, and other minor engagements. After three years of service he received an honorable discharge July 17, 1864.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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