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Lurena Hopkins Luce

April 18, 1818–August 4, 1848

Born at Vinalhaven, Hancock County, District of Maine; daughter of Sally Norton and Theophilus Hopkins. Died at Sonora, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 165, Lurena Luce. Vinalhaven (Maine) Town Clerk, Town and Vital Records, 1785–1892, Lunora Hopkins, Apr. 18, 1818; FHL microfilm 12274, FHL. 1850 U.S. census, Hancock, Co., Illinois, n.p., Daniel G Luce, NARA. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Aug. 2013), Lurena Hopkins LZ2W-ZFK . Plot Ownership Book, Oak Grove (Curry) Cemetery, Sonora, Illinois, p. 9, Nauvoo Land and Record Office, Nauvoo, IL.