Team, the genesis generation began
May 27, 1869 with the marriage of
Ned and Naomi
[Griffin] Hopson at Unionville,
Massac Co., Il.
Nearly 3 years after Ned Hopson's
the USCT, our family patriarch had
left his Kentucky
home and relocated to Illinois.
Eleven children would
be born, at least 1 to 2 years apart;
would survive. Great-grandfather
had been a farmer
before he had enlisted in the army.
He was injured in an explosion while on a military expedition. The injuries
sustained there, entitled him to a lifetime pensioned. Naomi [Griffin]
Hopson was widowed by his death, January 4, 1895, at age 54. She was pensioned
until her death July 4, 1924, at age 71.
1845 Ned Hopson
Demoni L. Pollard
August 26, 1999
married Mary Hopson, Brookport,IL.
Ollie b 1895.
married Georgia Ann Hopson, Brookport.
b Sept. 23, 1903.
Arthur Hopson and his extended family
to Madison, IL. Beatrice enrolled in school.
St. Louis, IL, Lincoln High School.
Dream Deferred In 1923 Beatrice [Hopson] married Nathan Z.
Crockett. This family, her mother and step-father relocated to Indianapolis,
and Geaorgia Mae Crockett were born.
Crockett returned to Madison, Il.
[Crockett] Pollard m Langston Pollard
Pollard b St. Louis, MO: Family relocatted
Albert Jenkins m Mary Lee [Jackson] Jenkins ? Nine children were born.William, Marie, Frank, Gussie Mae, Lullabelle, Mary, Beatrice, Lorraine, and Floyd.
Works Madison, Il and St. Louis, MO were the happening
places for working at and about the dream, because we were very young then.
St. Louis, MO was a staging area. Induction into Army; Georgia Mae married.
;L. Nathaniel Pollard b; Grandmother Georgia Ann Lowe died.