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Joshua Hopkins, Sr.

Birthplace: Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger and Catherine "Catorne" Hopkins
Husband of Mary Hopkins
Father of John Hopkins; Abigail Taylor; Elisha Hopkins; Lydia Baker; Mary Smith and 3 others
Brother of Mary Hopkins; Stephen Hopkins, III; John Hopkins, II; Abigail Merrick (Hopkins); Deborah Cooke and 5 others

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About Joshua Hopkins, Sr.

Joshua Hopkins. Born in Jun 1657 in Eastham, MA.156 Joshua died bet 14 May 1734 and 31 Aug 1738.24 Occupation: farmer and shoemaker.55

Joshua settled on the east side of Town cove, near his father’s house. His house stood near or on the spot where the house of the late Isaac Seabury now [1916] stands. He was a very wealthy man. Much of his landed estate he inherited. He owed land in Eastham, Harwich, and Chatham.55

On 26 May 1681 Joshua married Mary Cole, daughter of Daniel Cole (ca 1614-21 Dec 1694) & Ruth Chester (ca 1627-15 Dec 1694), in Eastham, MA.156 Born on 10 Mar 1658 in Eastham, MA.3,156 Mary died in Eastham, MA, on 1 Mar 1733/4; she was 74.156

Children of Joshua and Mary (Cole) Hopkins, born at Eastham:

   i. John Hopkins, b. 16 Apr 1684, d. 24 Jun 1700;
   ii. Abigail Hopkins, b. 9 Mar 1685/6;
   iii. Elisha Hopkins, b. 17 Dec 1688;
   iv. Lydia Hopkins, b. 1 Apr 1692;
   v. Mary Hopkins, b. 20 Jan 1694/5;
   vi. Joshua Hopkins, b. 20 Feb 1697/8;
   vii. Hannah Hopkins, b. 25 Mar 1700; and
   viii. Phebe Hopkins, b. 11 Mar 1702.156


15203 i. Abigail Hopkins (9 Mar 1687-aft 3 Feb 1747)

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Joshua Hopkins, Sr.'s Timeline

June 1657
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
May 26, 1681
Age 23
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 16, 1683
Age 25
March 9, 1686
Age 28
Eastham, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony
December 17, 1688
Age 31
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Dominion of New England
April 1, 1692
Age 34
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
January 20, 1694
Age 36
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
February 20, 1698
Age 40
March 23, 1700
Age 42
March 11, 1701
Age 43