I found the obits you are looking for about George P. Hopkins and George Hopkins.
George P. Hopkins fought in the Civil War and left home when he was fourteen.Do you know the story about him leaving his family a note on his slate saying that he was going off to war and his family found it near a fence?
The other George was killed in a horrible accident whenhis car rear ended a horse-drawn wagon loaded with logs. The article has all the details.His parents are not mentioned in the article.
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