She married Erasmus
William Hopkins (11/24/1824 - 3/30/1876), from Henrico County,
VA in Fredericksburg, VA, on 12/2/1875. He was a merchant and
a farmer from Glen Allen, VA. Mr. Hopkins was much older than
Ida and died a few months after their marriage. He was 43, Ida
After being widowed for 12 years, Ida married
Wellington Broaddus, of Caroline, a traveling man, and my notes
state he was not a good worker (not quite sure what this means).
They lived in Illinois for 2 years, then returned to Fredericksburg,
where he opened a small store.
Her son, known as Guy Hopkins, went to live
with his grandmother Almedia Rowe,
when he was 12, when his mother re-married.
After she died, Wellington went out West for
a while and at some point returned to Caroline. He was still
alive in 1912.
Erasmus and Ida had one child: Erasmus Guy
Hopkins (4/9/1877 - 12/19/1/22)
- married Pauline Gary in 1905
in Richmond, VA. Educated at Fredericksburg, postponed school
for a time due to health reasons.
After graduation, he went to Glen Allen with his aunt Josephine
Hopkins, who gave him his medical