Sarah Hopkins

1710–1785 (Age 74)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Hopkins was born on 23 June 1710, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Ebenezer Hopkins, was 41 and her mother, Mary Butler, was 40. She married Caleb Spencer on 8 October 1730. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 February 1785, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Hopkins
Caleb Spencer
Marriage: 8 October 1730
Hulda Spencer
Caleb Spencer
Ashbel Spencer
Nathaniel Spencer
Timothy Spencer
Timothy Spencer

Spouse & Children

8 October 1730


+2 More Children

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+4 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 66

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 71

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Spencer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Hopkins Spencer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Hopkins - birth-name: Sarah Hopkins

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