John Hopkins

Brief Life History of John

When John Hopkins was born about 1634, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sampson Hopkins, was 33 and his mother, Mary Wedgwood, was 30. He married Elizabeth Harris on 20 January 1654, in Barcheston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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John Hopkins
Elizabeth Harris
Marriage: 20 January 1654
John Hopkins
Mary Hopkins

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  • John Hopkins, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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English and Welsh (Glamorgan): variant of Hopkin with genitival or excrescent -s. In Ireland, where the name is also frequent, it is sometimes Gaelicized as Mac Oibicín.

History: Stephen Hopkins (c. 1580–1644) was a pilgrim on the Mayflower in 1620 and one of the founders of Plymouth Colony. At his death he left seven children and eighteen grandchildren.

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

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