Captain Sylvanus Hopkins

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Captain Sylvanus Hopkins

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
Death: April 23, 1753 (18)
At Sea, British Colonial America (Murder)
Place of Burial: Old North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Gov. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Sarah Hopkins
Husband of Sarah HOPKINS
Brother of Capt. Rufus Hopkins; Captain John Hopkins; Ruth Hopkins; Lydia Tillinghast; Simon Hopkins and 1 other

Occupation: Sea Captain
Managed by: Private User
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About Captain Sylvanus Hopkins

From findagrave.com:

Birth: unknown

Death: Apr 23 1753

Family links:

Parents: Stephen Hopkins (1707-1785) & Sarah Scott Hopkins (1707-1753)

Inscription: Was cast away on Cape Breton Shore & inhumanely murdered by cruel savages. Think not by this my grave is shown, hard fate decreed I should have none.

Note: Age 18 years 5 months 23 days; s/o Gov. Stephen & Sarah (Scott)

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



Murdered by indians while on St. Peters Island, Nova Scotia.

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Captain Sylvanus Hopkins's Timeline

1734
November 30, 1734
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
1753
April 23, 1753
Age 18
At Sea, British Colonial America
April 1753
Age 18
Old North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America