Irene Ann HOPKINS is my 1st cousin 5 times removed; we are related through her grandparents Solomon and Esther (PLUMMER) HOPKINS, my 5th great grandparents. Irene was born 17 July 1822 in Washington, Maine to Robert and Mary (MONTGOMERY) HOPKINS. She married Solomon ACHORN 15 October 1848, they had children: Frances E., Abba, Robert, Louisa, Albert and Louise. Irene is counted in the 1850 and 1860 census in Washington, Maine. Irene died 12 March 1875 in Washington, Maine, and was buried in the Hopkins Cemetery in Washington, Maine. If you have any further information I’d love to hear it, thanks.
 1850, U.S.census, Lincoln County, Maine, population schedule, Washington, page 540, dwelling 32, family 32, Solomon Achorn; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 259. 1860, U.S. census, Knox County, Maine, population schedule, Washington, post office W. Washington, page 247, sheet 11, dwelling 72, family 76, Solomon Hopkins; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 443.
 Find A Grave, digital cemetery, Find A Grave (www.findagrave : 2013); entry for Louise A. Achorn, Washington, Maine.