I don't believe that my family...Hopkins... is related to Horatio Hopkins. I searched the 1850 US Census and found Horatio N Hopkins living in Rushford, Allegany Co.,NY with a wife Elsy and 7 kids. Then in 1860 the US Census had him living in Decatur, Van Buren Co., MI. (also there in 1870).
My father was Leon W Hopkins born 1897 in Ulysses, Potter Co., PA...one of 9 children to Ralph & Prudence Hopkins. He also lived in Allegany County - Wirt, Angelica and Fillmore, NY. I have a Hopkins' genealogy book written by a Nelson Hopkins and I was going to look in it to see if my dad is somehow connected to Horatio but we ae remodeling and I can't get to it right now. Give me about a week and I'll see if they are somehow connected since both also share the occupation of "farmer" but this isn't unusual for Allegany County,NY. Marilyn