Samuel Hopkins

16 May 1740–21 September 1803 (Age 63)
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Hopkins was born on 16 May 1740, in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Hopkins, was 33 and his mother, Mary Hopkins, was 28. He married Elizabeth Gardner on 28 October 1762, in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 21 September 1803, in his hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hopkins
1740–1803
Elizabeth Gardner
1740–1782
Marriage: 28 October 1762
Sarah Hopkins
1765–
James Hopkins
1772–
Catherine Hopkins
1774–
Elizabeth Hopkins
1776–
James Hopkins
1777–
Elizabeth Hopkins
1767–1868
Thomas Hopkins
1769–1769
Benjamin Hopkins
1771–1836
Mary Hopkins
1773–1821
John Hopkins
1774–1796
Ann Hopkins
1778–1779
Kitty Hopkins
1779–1825
Ann Hopkins
1781–1831

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1762
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 61

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hopkin . The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales.2 Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Hopkins in entry for Ann Hopkins, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Samuel Hopkins in entry for Ann Hopkins, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Samuel Hopkins in entry for James Hopkins, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"

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