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Desire Hopkins (Burroughs)

Birthplace: Newport, Newport, RI
Death: Died in N. Providence, Providence, RI
Place of Burial: Old North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ezekiel Burroughs, Deacon and FNU Burroughs
Wife of Commodore Esek Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy
Mother of Captain John B. Hopkins (Continental Navy); Heart Hopkins; Abigail Hawkins; Samuel Hopkins; Amy Dorrance and 6 others
Sister of William Burroughs; Amey Easterbooks; James Burroughs and Abigail Burroughs

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About Desire Hopkins


Birth: 1724

Death: Apr. 6, 1794

~Daughter of:

Ezekiel Burroughs &

Mrs. Ezekiel Burroughs

~Wife of:

Admiral Esek Hopkins: m. 28 Nov 1741

~Mother of:

Capt. John Burroughs Hopkins [1742-1796]

Heart Hopkins [1744-1825]

Abigail Hopkins Hawkins [1746-1821]

Samuel Hopkins [1749-1750]

Amey Hopkins [1751-1825]

Stephen Hopkins [1753-1761]

Susannah Hopkins Maxcy [1756]

Esek Hopkins Jr. [1758-1759]

Desire Hopkins Angell Leonard [1764-1843]

Originally interred at Admiral Esek Hopkins Burial Ground

Burial: N Burial Grd, Providence, Providence Co, RI, USA

Plot: Admiral Esek Hopkins Lot

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Desire Hopkins's Timeline

Newport, Newport, RI
November 28, 1741
Age 19
Newport, Newport, RI
July 25, 1742
Age 20
Newport, Newport, RI
September 1, 1744
Age 22
Newport, Newport, RI
October 25, 1746
Age 24
Newport, Newport, RI
February 19, 1748
Age 26
United States
January 26, 1751
Age 29
Providence, Providence, RI
March 6, 1753
Age 31
Providence, Providence, RI
May 10, 1756
Age 34
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Age 34