Oceanus Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

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Oceanus Hopkins

Birthplace: Aboard the Mayflower, Atlantic Ocean
Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Cause of death: Died as a child
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger and Elizabeth Hopkins (Fisher), "Mayflower" Passenger
Brother of Damaris Hopkins; Caleb Hopkins; Deborah Ring; Ruth Hopkins; Damaris Cooke and 1 other
Half brother of Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger; Elizabeth Hopkins; Constance Snow, "Mayflower" Passenger and Infant Hopkins

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About Oceanus Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

Oceanus was so named because he was born at sea on the way from England to North America. He died at age seven.

First and only child born on the Mayflower.



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Oceanus Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger's Timeline

December 22, 1609
St Stephen, London, London, England
September 20, 1620
Aboard the Mayflower, Atlantic Ocean

Oceanus Hopkins (1620 – c. 1627) was the first and only child born on the Mayflower during its historic voyage which brought the Pilgrims to America. He was born to Stephen Hopkins and his wife, Elizabeth, sometime between the boarding and arrival dates of September 6 and November 9, 1620. He did not survive long, and was dead before the 1623 Division of Land. Oceanus Hopkins was named so because he was born in a ship in the Atlantic Ocean and the Latin word for the ocean is Oceanus.

November 11, 1620
Atlantic Ocean

Signing of the Compact

Age 6
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
May 18, 1881
Age 7
January 22, 1897
Age 7
October 22, 1943
Age 7
April 9, 1992
Age 7
June 23, 1992
Age 7