John Hopkins (c.1613 - 1654) MP

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Birthplace: St. Stephens, London, England, UK
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Christopher Empey
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About John Hopkins

An Original Proprietor of Hartford, Connecticut

Source: http://www.foundersofhartford.org/founders/hopkins_john.htm

John Hopkins, Cambridge, 1634 ; freeman, Mass., March 4, 1635 ; removed to Hartford, where he was an original proprietor; his home-lot was on what is now the East Park; chosen townsman, 1640; juror, 1643; d. in 1654 inv. April 14, 1654, f236. 8. ; left a widow, Jane, who married (2) Nathaniel Ward, of Hartford, afterward of Hadley (q. v.).

Children:

  1. Stephen, b. ab 1634 ; Hartford; freeman, 1657 ; m. Dorcas, thin. of John Bronson, of Farmington; chosen townsman, 1668, 1672; d. Oct. 1689. The great theologian, Rev. Samuel Hopkins, of Great Barrington and Newport, was his great grandson.
  2. Bethia, b. ab. 1635; m. (1) May 27, 1652, Deacon Samuel Stocking, of Middletown ; (2) James Steele, of Hartford.

------------ John HOPKINS was born about 1614 in ENG. He immigrated about 1634 to Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA.

He died about 1654 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

He had an estate probated on 14 Apr 1654 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

He was married to Jane (Mrs. John Hopkins) about 1634 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

Children were: Stephen HOPKINS, Bethia HOPKINS.

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"Came to Massachusetts Bay in 1634 (based on land grants and freemanship). First settled in Cambridge; moved to Hartford in 1636.

Died between 27 July 1653 (date of letter requesting medication for "my distemper") and 14 April 1654 (date of inventory).

Married by about 1631 Jane _____. She married (2) by 1657 NATHANIEL WARD {1638, Hartford}, and then married (3) in October 1670 Gregory Wolterton." findagrave.com

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John Hopkins (twin)'s Timeline

1613
1613
London, England, UK
1629
January 17, 1629
Age 16
St. Nicholas, Gloucester, England
1631
September 25, 1631
Age 18
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
1634
1634
Age 21
Cambridge, MA, USA
1636
February, 1636
Age 23
Hartford, Connecticut
1636
Age 23
Hartford, CT, USA
1641
1641
Age 28
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1654
April 14, 1654
Age 41
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
August 4, 1654
Age 41
Hartford, CT, USA
1917
June 12, 1917
Age 41