Malissa Edwards Hopper

Birth: 3 May 1845 · West Milford, Passaic, New Jersey
Death: 1917 · Newark, Essex, Ne JErsey

Malissa Edwards was the first child born to William Edwards and Mary Ann Vanderhoof Edwards.

On January 31, 1866 she married Henry Hopper. Malissa and Henry had two children; Eliza (m. Charles Coy Kendall) and Mary Jane. Her husband was a police officer and eventually a police captain in Newark, NJ.

The family lived in Newark until her death in 1917. Malissa is buried with her husband at Fairmount Cemetery in Newark, Essex, New Jersey.