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The Family of Cornelius Hopper & Hannah Rockwell

1800 census Newtown, Tioga Co., NY
Cornelius Hopper - 20010-32110
1 male age 26-45 (Cornelius, age 44)
1 males under 10 (Rockwell, age 8 & Ira, age 1))
1 female age 26-45 (Hannah, age 40)
1 female 16-25 (Hannah, age 19)
2 females 10-15 (Esther, age 15, Mary, age 13)
3 females under 10 (Anna, age 11?, Amy, age 6 Margaret, age 3)
Where is Olive, age 18? Is she already married?

1810 census Elmira, Tioga Co., NY
Cornelius Hopper 11101-22101
1 male over 45 (Cornelius, age 54)
1 male 16-25 (Rockwell, age 18)
1 male 10-15 (Ira, age 11)
1 male under 10 (Son, age 0-9)
1 female over 45 (Hannah, age 50)
1 female 16-25 (Anna, age 21)
2 females 10-15 (Amy, age 15 & Margaret, age 13)
2 females under 10 (Elizabeth, age 9 & Fanny, age 6)

Oct 26 1811 - Rockwell Hopper married Elizabeth Comfort in Wellsburg, Tioga Co., NY

Sept 1, 1812 - daughter Lovina born
June 24, 1814 - son Cornelius born
Feb 15 1817 - son Edward born
Nov 13, 1818 - daugher Hannah born

1820 census Rushford, Allegany Co., NY
Rockwell Hopper 200011-21100-01
1 male over 45 (?)
1 male 26-45 (Rockwell, age 28)
2 males under 10 (Cornelius, age 6 & Edward, age 3)
1 female 26-45 (Elizabeth, age 25)
1 female 10-16 (?)
2 females under 10 (Lovina, age 8 & Hannah, age 2)

Oct 12, 1823 - daughter Christina born
April 11, 1826 - son Alfred born
Jan 27, 1830 - daughter Emma born

1830 census Belfast, Allegany Co., NY
Rockwell Hopper
1 male 30-39 (Rockwell, age 38)
1 male 15-19 (Cornelius, age 16)
1 male 10-14 (Edward, age 13)
1 male under 5 (Alfred, age 4)
1 female 30-39 (Elizabeth, age 35)
1 female 15-19 (Lovina, age 18)
1 female 5-9 (Christina, age 7)
1 female under 5 (Emma, age baby)
Where is Hannah, age 12? May have died.

Oct 3, 1835 - son Richard Charles born

1840 census Belfast, Allegany Co., NY
R. Hopper
1 male 40-49 (Rockwell, age 48)
1 male 10-14 (Alfred, age 14)
1 male under 5 (Richard Charles, age 4)
1 female 15-19 (Christina, age 17)
1 female 10-14 (Emma, age 10)
Where is Elizabeth, age 45?

1850 census Belfast, Allegany Co., NY
#319
Rockwell Hopper, age 58, Farmer, $5,000 real estate, b. NY
Elizabeth, age 54, b. NY

1860 census Belfast, Allegany Co., NY
#870/27
Rockwell Hopper, age 68, farmer, b. NY
Elizabeth, age 63, b. NY
Hannah Ludiker, age 14, born Germany
#871/28
Edward Hopper, age 43, Farmer, b. NY
Emily, age 27, b. PA
Esther, age 18, b. NY
Byron, age 13, b. NY
Emma, age 10, b. NY
George, age 6, b. NY

August 16, 1865 - Elizabeth died in Belfast, Allegany Co., NY

1870 census Belfast, Allegany Co., NY
#135/133
Edwin C. Hopper, age 53, farmer, b. NY
Emily J, 37, keeping house, b. PA
Willis W., age 9, at school, b. NY
Freddy K, age 6, at school, b. NY
Rockwell Hopper, age 78, at home, b. NY
Mary Lee, age 76, at home, b. NY
Amy Millard, age 18, domestic servant, b. NY

May 20, 1875 - Rockwell died in Belfast, Allegany Co., NY

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ID: I017698
Name: Rockwell HOPPER 1 2
Sex: M
Birth: 30 APR 1792 in Elmira, Chemug County, New York 1 2

Father: Cornielus HOPPER b: 8 FEB 1756 in Clarkston, Rockland County, New York
Mother: Hannah ROCKWELL b: 6 OCT 1760 in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Marriage 1 Elizabeth COMFORT b: 26 SEP 1797 in Chuangum, Orange County, New York
Married: ABT 1812 1
Children
Lovina HOPPER b: 1 SEP 1812 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Cornelius HOPPER b: 24 JUN 1814 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Edward C. HOPPER b: 15 FEB 1817 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Hannah HOPPER b: 13 NOV 1818 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Christiana HOPPER b: 12 OCT 1823 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Alfred HOPPER b: 11 APR 1826 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Emma Forrila HOPPER b: 27 JAN 1830 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Richard C. HOPPER b: 3 OCT 1835 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York

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ID: I03761
Name: Rockwell HOPPER
Sex: M
Birth: 30 APR 1792 in Elmira, Chemung County, New York 1
Death: 20 MAY 1875 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York 1
Burial: Belfast, Allegany County, New York 1

Father: Cornelius HOPPER b: 1756
Mother: Hannah ROCKWELL b: 1760
Marriage 1 Elizabeth COMFORT b: 26 SEP 1797 in Shuangum, Orange County, New York
Married: 26 OCT 1811 in Wellsburgh, Chemung County, New York 1
Children
Richard C HOPPER b: 1811 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Lovina HOPPER b: 1 SEP 1812 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Cornelius HOPPER b: 24 JUN 1814 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Edward C HOPPER b: 15 FEB 1817 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Hannah HOPPER b: 13 NOV 1818 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Christina HOPPER b: 12 OCT 1823 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Alfred Rockwell HOPPER b: 11 APR 1826 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Emma Forrila HOPPER b: 27 JAN 1830 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York
Charles R HOPPER b: 3 OCT 1835 in Belfast, Allegany County, New York

http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/kelsey/kjwc1.htm
1. Edward Comfort b. 17 Nov 1770 m. Lavina Morgan b. 8 June 1774. Resided Deerpark, Orange County, New York and then removed to Southport, Chemung County, NewYork. On 7 Apr 1810 Levina Comfort wife of Edward Comfort was received as a member of the Baptist Church of Chemung and baptised. Edward d. 6 Jan 1852 and Lavina d. 11 Nov 1854 Southport, Chemung County, New York buried Roushy Cemetery.

14. Mary Comfort b. 28 Oct 1793 Deerpark m. 27 Apr 1811 in Southport, Noah Bovier.
15. Richard Comfort b. 25 Dec 1795 Deerpark m. Sarah Upson and he d. 2 Jan 1863.
16. Elizabeth Comfort b. 26 Sept 1797 Shawangunk, Ulster County, New York m. Rockwell H Hopper.
17. Moses Comfort b. 1802 Orange County, New York.
18. Thomas M. Comfort b. 30 June 1803 Goshen, Orange County, New York.
19. John Comfort b. 16 Nov 1806 Comfort Hill, Southport m. 18 Apr 1830 Sarah Head and he d. 11 Feb 1853 Comfort Hill.
20. Charity Comfort b. 27 Mar 1808 Comfort Hill m. Gideon Hotchkiss Andrus and she d. 20 Dec 1838.
21. Jacob Comfort b. 1812 m. Aryzilla Ann McCann.

4. Jacob Comfort b. 8 June 1775 m. Lydia Owens b. 26 Sept 1774. Enumerated in Deerpark, Orange County, New York in 1800; Elmira, Tioga (that portion that became Chemung) County, New York in 1810. Jacob Comfort was received as a member of the Chemung Baptist Church near Wellsburg on 7 Apr 1810 and baptised. Lydia received as a member 2 June 1810 and baptised. Lydia d. 3 Nov 1811 (Chemung Baptist Church record and ts) 37y 4m (ts) Baptist Church Cemetery, Wellsburg. Jacob m. 17 Feb 1812 (2)Anna Hopper. Jacob d. 21 (ts) 22 (church record) Sept 1812 37y 3m 13d (ts) Baptist Church Cemetery, Wellsburg, New York. Will dated 14 July 1812 probated 5 Oct 1812 named wife, Anna; sons, Robert, Oliver, Benjamin; daughter, Mercy; unborn child; father, Richard Comfort, Sr., and brother, Richard Comfort, Jr. Executors, father, Richard Comfort, Sr.; brother, Richard Comfort, Jr.; Caleb Baker.

Children of Jacob and Lydia:
Clarissa Comfort b. 11 Feb 1799 Deerpark d. young.
Robert Comfort b. 28 Feb 1801 Deerpark d. 10 Mar 1881 (ts) Baptist Cemetery.
Oliver C. Comfort b. 13 Feb 1803 Deerpark.
Benjamin Comfort b. 15 May 1805 Deerpark.
Alvin Comfort b. 13 Aug 1808 near Wellsburg d. young.
Mercy Comfort b. 22 Aug 1809 near Wellsburg.
son b. 1810 near Wellsburg d. young.

Child of Jacob and Anna:
Jacob Comfort b. 26 Nov 1812 near Wellsburg.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/o/v/Duane-E-Covington/GENE3-0004.html#CHILD6
5. ROCKWELL4 HOPPER (CORNELIUS3, MATHER MATTHEUS2, PAUL PAULUS1) was born May 01, 1792 in Elmira, Chemung Co. New York, and died May 20, 1875 in Caneada, Allegany Co. New York. He married ELIZABETH COMFORT October 26, 1811 in Wellsburg, Chemung Co. New York, daughter of EDWARD COMFORT and LAVINA. She was born September 26, 1797 in Shuanguam, Orange Co. New York.

Children of ROCKWELL HOPPER and ELIZABETH COMFORT are:
i. LOUVINA5 HOPPER, b. September 01, 1812.
11. ii. CORNELIUS HOPPER, b. June 24, 1814; d. December 03, 1857.
iii. EDWARD C. HOPPER, b. February 15, 1817.
iv. HANNAH HOPPER, b. November 13, 1818.
v. RICHARD C. HOPPER, b. Abt. 1821.
vi. CHRISTINA HOPPER, b. October 12, 1823.
vii. ALFRED ROCKWELL HOPPER, b. April 11, 1826; d. Abt. 1846.
More About ALFRED ROCKWELL HOPPER:
Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds
Military service: Co. C 1st New York Dragoons


viii. EMMA FORRILA HOPPER, b. January 27, 1830; d. May 25, 1877; m. IRA W. SIMPSON.
ix. CHARLES R. HOPPER, b. October 03, 1835; d. January 17, 1845.

http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/church/welsbg01.html
Baptist Church Records for Wellsburg NY in Chemung County 1789 to 1833
1791 October the 13
Thadius Bennitt Unez Bennitt Nancy Bennitt Margaret Bennitt Received by the witness of Elder James Fin that he baptised them upon profession of their faith in Christ

1791 Decem’r 3 Met pursuant 1st.. Apointed Brother Justice Bennitt To Labour with Ebinezer Green On account of his refusing to join In the Constitution of the Church 2ly appointed Elizabeth Townsand to labour with Green Bently for the same cause

January 7th 1792
The Church the[n] met in fellowship 1st Received Ebinez Green By Letter of of [sic] Dismission of the Baptist Church at Warwick 2nd Cornelius & Hannah Hopper put themselves under the watch & care of the Church

February the 4 1792
The Church met in fellowship & having had no answer from Brother Bently again apointed three Brothers Viz: William Buck & Thomas Keeny & Joh hillman To Labour with him

March the 3 1792
Met pursuant 1=the brothers that was appointed To Visit Brother Green Bently Inform the Church They found him wishing to retract his wrong 2= Received A request from the Church at New town Desireing Elder Goff should preach with them Some part of the time to which the Church Granted he Should preach there the Last sabath in Every month as Long as should be convenient

May th 5 1792 the Church then met acording to ajournment 1st Two more bretheren Vizit him for joining Vain Company 2ly Elder Goff & Gamaliel Townsand to Labour with Cornelius Hopper for geting Drunk 3ly: Gamaliel townsand & Thadius Bennett was was [sic] appointed to Labour with Abraham S Bovier for join[in]g Vain Company for raffling & Drinking 4ly: & on May the 2dth John Van Camp was Excluded From the Church felowship for Vain Dancing & refusing to hear the church

June the 2 1792

July the 7 1792
the Church then met in felowship & Excluded Abraham S Bovier from the felowship of the church 1ly: for gambling & Drinkin[g] & for leaving his father Contrary to his order which was made to apear by proof 2ly Justice Bennitt took up by confesion his Conduct to the satisfaction of the Church 3ly And Green Bently Remained as he was 4ly Elder Goff informed the Church that he had baptised two Viz: James Steward & Mary Finch members at the apple Orchard & received to the fellowship of the Church 5ly Abraham Bennitt annis Goff was baptised upon the profession of their faith in Christ & received to the fellowship of the Church
Meting Opened by prayr 1ly: Considered the case of Abra’m S Bovier but could be no returns from him By the Bretheren apointed to visit him for he had Left the place 2ly: Brother Cornelius hopper as apeared he had confesed his fault to the satisfaction of the Church 3ly & Elder Goff to visit the Bretheren at apple orchard and Brother John Goff & Joseph Silsby to Labour with brother Justice Benitt & Elder Goff & Thomas Keeny to labour with Green Bently Justice Bennitt acount for Wine 7/&4d in behalf of which he hath Received one Bushel of Wheat of brother Hilman

October the 6 1792
the Church then met & adopted sertain Rulles which will be is Enserted in page –— 2ly: Hannah Hopper was Received in full Communion by a letter of Dismission from pit town Church 3ly: Elder Goff & Thomas Keeny was appointed to labour with Ebenezar Green for Neglecting Church meetings 4ly: Thadius Bennitt & John Seely to Labour with David Moss for neglecting Church meetings a letter Received from Abraham S Bovier & another Apointed unto him


January the 5 1793
the Church being met together Considered the Case of David Moss & found that there had been labour Taken with him acording to gospel requirement & he Still refusing to hear the Church that they withdrew the hand of fellowship from him for taking Elles out of the Basket of Elder Goff & Thomas Keeny 2ly: Abraham Benitt Thomas Keeny Thadius Benitt Apointed to labour with Cornelius hoper for Drinking Too hard

February
The 2
the Church being met 1ly: David Moss appeared & confessed his faults & on the Sabath Did publickly confess to the satisfaction of the Church & likewise Cornelius hopper did publickly confess his faults to the Satisfaction of the Church 2ly: Joseph silsby & Lidia silsby was received by letters of Dismission from the Warwick Church 3ly appoint Thomas Keeney Quarister
March the 2 the Church being met in fellowship 1ly Sister Bently laid a matter of Difficuty [sic] before the Church Against Justice bennit for saying he paid the rent of a sertain place that he had of her husband three times & the Church looked upon the accusation Laid against him 2ly: Elizabeth Meed was received by letter of Dismission from Warwick Church
April
the 6
the Church then met in Union 1ly apointed Sister Hillman And mercy Keeny to Labour with Green Bently he having been laboured with Before as the Gospel Doth Direct & If not reclaimed Apointed to with Draw the hand of fellowship From him forthwith this Instant
June
the 2
the Church being met 1ly A mater of Dificulty brought forward by John Goff against Diana Bently for Declaring fellowship with Justice Bennitt & then saying she never Did Meeting Adjourned till June 7
June 7 The Church being met 1ly Sister Bently Co[n]fessed to the satisfaction of the Church 2ly Brethern was apointed to Labour with Cornelius For Drinking too hard. 3ly.. sisters appointed To Labour with sister nancy Bennitt for Disor[der]ly Co[n]duct & neglecting the Church
July 6
the Church being met & the brethern apointed To labour with Cornelius hopper made returns To the Church that they had no freedom with him 2ly the church With Drew the hand of Fellowship from him

1794
March
the 1
the Church being met 1ly hannah hopper Received by letter of Dismission from Middletown Church 2ly Sister mary stephenses case was Considered by her request for leavin[g] the Church Under Bond and it appeared that she had taken All matters out of the way 3ly the Church Apointed to send her a letter of freedom 4ly Bought a table cloth for flax paid by Thomas Keeny 2-lb-& ½ Thadius Bennitt 2 lb & ½ John Hillman 2 lb & ½ Joseph Silsby 2lb Deborah Silsby 2 lb Margaret Bennitt 2lb
March
the 7
the the [sic] Church being met 1ly..apointed sister horton should Have a letter of dismission from this Church when joined to Another of the same faith January the 23: 1795 = The Church at Chemung request to the Church at sanrutson Sendeth greeting bretheren we find ourselves bound to give Thanks to God for your faith in Christ & zeal for the honour of the cause of the great redeemer bretheren pray for Us That we as a branch of that living vine throug[h] grace May bring forth fruit to the praise of the glory of his grace bretheren we inform you that Nathaniel Hendrix of your Church personly appeared before this Church to answer the complaint of Anis Bennitt as a Burden against him for his Conduct to her 1ly.. when They were alone in laying hands on such parts as is not Fit to mention & like wise for the same Conduct to mary Rumefield Publick by which asertion he Utterly Denied Before the Church & Declared he had never Laid his Hands on no woman since he was a maried man in such A manner Save his own wife as to the first act there was No proof for they were alon[e] But the 2: Brother Gamaliel Townsand & his wife both Declared they had Seen him
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Serve Mary Rummefield in the manner as it was aledged Against him Sister Rachel townsen likewise Declared that he Had laid his hands on her at a husking at John Rickeys husking Having an opportunity of Catching her alone or a piece from the Company & that he strove to keep her from calling out help Which she was oblidged to Do because of the Violence of his hands Which was known to brother townsen & Thadius Bennitt Both of them being at the husking & likewise another burden was Brought against him for giving oath between Doctor Holbrook & Green Bently wherein he did atest that he heared His wife say that the Doctor had given her Daughter musk & had more to give her which he give in Under oath & it was Made to apear at the time when he Said that sister Bently had said it she did not but said that if Her Daughter must have musk the Doctor should give it Himself But never had any which Declared by sister Bently & Sister Elizabeth townsand & Anis Bennitt
October
the 3
the church being met—1ly Justice Bennitt & his Wife give Satisfaction to the Church for their Neglect of meeting 2ly..Received by letter of Dismision from the pitstown church Cornelius hopper 3ly Abraham S Bovier restored to membership 4ly..Received by letter of Dismision From the warwick Church Patience Vancamp
Decem’r
the 4
the Church being met – 1ly appointed Brother Rockwell Hopper & townsand for to labour with brother Garlinghouse for neglect of meeting—2ly..a letter of recommendation to be given Brother Keeny

1796
March
the 5
the Church being met –1ly- appointed that sister Hiott should have a letter of dismission from this Church when joined to another of the same faith & order –2ly-Returns by the bretheren from New bedford that they Were Cordially received assisted them in the Constitution of a Church –3ly-=- Green bently received upon confesion of his past conduct on a certificate of his being Baptised by Elder David Jayne Upon the profesion of His faith in Christ

Feb
the
26 Received upon the profesion of their faith in Christ & Baptised Jonathan Thomas Rachel Townsen Mary Townsen Mary Ripenbark Mercy Rickey & Olive Hopper