Mary Louise Hopper

b. 4 November 1860, d. 15 August 1937

Mary Louise Hopper Adams, 1860-1937
  • Mary Louise Hopper was born on 4 November 1860 in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, or 4 October.
  • She was known as Loulie during her younger years.
  • James M. Hopper and Keturah Leah Powers appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama, enumerated not far from the family of Kitty's brother John L. Powers.. Other members of the household included Mary Louise Hopper, Lizzie Hopper, Evelyn Hopper, Lelia Hopper, D. Watt Hopper and John Hopper.
  • James M. Hopper and Keturah Leah Powers appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Mary Louise Hopper, Lelia Hopper, D. Watt Hopper, John Hopper, Sallie Hopper, Nellie Hopper, Hugh Hopper and Walter Hopper.
  • She married Thomas Felix Adams, son of Felix Grundy Adams and Huldah Ann Shields, on 29 January 1885 in Marengo County, Alabama.
  • Thomas Felix Adams and Mary Louise Hopper appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Cunningham Precinct, Perry County, Alabama. Other members of the household included George Watkins Adams, Evelyn Hopper Adams, Bernard Coleman Adams and Louise Beall Adams.
  • Mary Louise Hopper became a widow at the 21 September 1900 death of her husband Thomas Felix Adams.
  • Mary Louise Hopper appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. Other members of the household included George Watkins Adams, Evelyn Hopper Adams, Bernard Coleman Adams and Louise Beall Adams. Also in the household was one young male house servant. Enumerated next door was Jeff Torbert, rooming with the Slow family.
  • The following appeared on 22 September 1912 in The Montgomery Advertiser: (Faunsdale) Misses Louise Adams, Nell and Evelyn Shahan returned Saturday from Marion Junction where they spent a week with relatives and friends.
         Miss Nell Shahan left Monday to enter the A. N. C. for the next term.
         Mr. B. C. Adams spent Sunday with his mother.
         . . . Miss Julia McKnight, who leaves Thursday for the Marion Seminary, entertained quite a number of her friends at a dance on Tuesday night. Those present were Misses Bailey, Tellman, Moseley, Brown, Florence Bell, Louise Adams, Dollins, Messrs. Heyward and Windsor Spinks, Hugh Brown, Jim Torbert, Walter Bailey, R. Harris.
  • James Everett Torbert and Louise Beall Adams appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Mary Louise Hopper, Mary Louise Torbert and Doris Torbert.
  • Mary Louise Hopper appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. She was living alone.
  • Mary Louise Hopper died on 15 August 1937 at age 76 in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.
  • She was buried at St. Michael's Cemetery in Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama.
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2014

Family: Thomas Felix Adams b. 23 May 1859, d. 21 September 1900