Lennie "Lena" Carter


parents: James Monroe Carter and Lucinda Stapleton


Birth:  20 Mar 1894  Lee Co, VA
Death:  20 Feb 1983  Gilmer, Upshur, TX
Burial:  White Oak Cemetery, White Oak, Gregg, TX

Marriage #1

William Monroe Brewer


Foncy Brewer 07 Aug 1913
Harold Brewer 28 Feb 1915
children of William Monroe Brewer and Lennie "Lena" (Carter) Brewer


Marriage #2

Herman Hagan Hopkins


Fern Hopkins living? (adopted)

1900 Federal census Salem, Lee, VA - age 6 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 16 (view census information)
Family records Records and photos contributed by Terra McDavid
Family records Records and photos contributed by Wanda Turner
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information
1) Husband (1) of Lennie "Lena" Carter: William Monroe Brewer - born 04 Jan 1889 Scott Co, VA; died 29 Jul 1957 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; buried East Lawn Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; death certificate; cause of death: artherosclerotic heart disease; WWI draft registration card; - U.S. Army; son of Sam Brewer and Mary Lawson; signature:


2) Husband (2) of Lennie "Lena" (Carter): Herman Hagan Hopkins - born 20 May 1896 Rose Hill, Lee, VA; birth certificate; died 06 Jul 1973 Longview, Gregg, TX; buried White Oak Cemetery, White Oak, Gregg, TX; see tombstone photo below; see photos below; son of Jacob Hopkins (born 1848 Rose Hill, Lee, VA) and Mary Ann Whitt (born 1852 Rose Hill, Lee, VA).

3) News articles regarding Lennie.

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Wanda Turner for all photos 

Lennie (Carter) Brewer 
with her daughter, Foncy

c. 1918


Herman Hagan Hopkins and 
Lennie "Lena" (Carter) Brewer, Hopkins

date unknown


Herman Hagan Hopkins 
with his daughter, Fern

Casper, Wyoming


Herman Hagan Hopkins and his wife Lennie "Lena" (Carter) Hopkins

White Oak Cemetery
White Oak, Gregg, Texas