Charles’ Wish For Happiness

Christmas of 1949. World War II ended 4 years earlier and Harry Truman started his second term as President of the United States. A young family of four consisted of Charles HOPKINS, Edna LINN HOPKINS, and their two little boys, Randy and Jeff.

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The BARKER Bible, Part 2 – Names and Dates

In the center of the 1879 Bible are found several pages of names and dates.  They are listed in order of how they appear in the Bible.  The typed information is followed by the image of the page.  Words in brackets ‘[ ]’ indicates that the handwriting was difficult to read and may have a different spelling.  Let us know if you read something different.

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