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Giles Hopkins

Also Known As: "Gyles"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hursley, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger; Stephen Hopkins and Mary Hopkins
Husband of Catherine "Catorne" Hopkins
Father of Mary Smith; Stephen Hopkins; John Hopkins, II; Abigail Merrick (Hopkins); Deborah Cooke and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth Hopkins and Constance Snow, "Mayflower" Passenger
Half brother of Damaris Hopkins; Oceanus Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger; Caleb Hopkins; Deborah Ring; Ruth Hopkins and 2 others

Occupation: Highway surveyor
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About Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

'Giles Hopkins

  • Baptized: 30 January 1606/7 - Hursley, Hampshire, England
  • Died: 16 April 1690 - Eastham, (current day) Barnstable county, Massachusetts
  • Father: Stephen Hopkins (1581 - 1644)
  • Mother: Mary Hopkins (____ - 1613)
  • Wife: Catherine Whelden (1617 - 1689)

His name has also been seen as Gyles Hopkins.

Giles came with his father Stephen, step-mother Elizabeth, sister Constance, and step-sister Damaris on the Mayflower in 1620, at the age of 12.

His 1966 gravestone reads: 1607 - 1690 Mayflower Passenger.

Brief Biography

Giles Hopkins was baptized on 30 January 1607 at Hurley, Hampshire, England. He was the son of Stephen and Elizabeth Hopkins. He came to Plymouth Colony with his father on the Mayflower in 1620. Giles was married on 9 October 1639 at Plymouth to Catherine (or Catorne) Whelden .

In 1637, Giles volunteered to go with his father and brother, Caleb, to fight against the Pequot Indians. By early 1639, he had moved from Plymouth to Yarmouth on Cape Cod. He and Catherine lived in the first house built by the English on Cape Cod south of Sandwich. Giles was made a surveyor of Highways in Yarmouth in 1643. He moved to Eastham on the Cape in 1644 where he also served as highway surveyor.

Giles signed a will on 19 January 1682 and also a codicil to the will dated 5 March 1688/89. His will was admitted to probate 16 April 1690. He died ten days later.

notes

From Caleb Johnson's Mayflower History

It should be noted that the long-standing Constance Dudley myth was disproven in 1998: the Hopkins family of the Mayflower was not from Wortley, Gloucester as had been previously speculated and published

From a descendant:

Cove Burying Ground the oldest cemetery in Eastham, MA (Cape Cod) and very historical. Most of the people buried there are related to Mayflower families and were instrumental in the founding of the area. Rest In Peace. Your Descendant.

family

Married

  1. Catherine Wheldon in 1639 at Plymouth

Children of Giles and Catherine (Whelden) Hopkins:

  1. Mary Hopkins , b. Nov. 1640. Marr. 3 Jan 1665/66, Samuel Smith . Died at Eastham, 22 Mar 1696/97.
  2. Stephen Hopkins , b. Sept 1642. Marr. #1, 22 May 1667, Mary Merrick ; #2, April 1701, Bethia (Linnell) Atkins . Died at Harwich, 10 Oct 1718.
  3. John Hopkins , b. 1643. Died at age 3 months.
  4. Abigail Hopkins , b. Oct 1644. Marr. at Eastham, 23 May 1667, William Merrick .
  5. Deborah Hopkins , b. June 1648.
  6. Caleb Hopkins , b. Jan 1650/51.
  7. Ruth Hopkins , b. Jun 1653. May have been the wife of Samuel Mayo , marr. at Eastham 26 May 1681. Died 29 Oct 1738.
  8. Joshua Hopkins , b. Jun 1657.
  9. William Hopkins , b. 9 Jan 1660. Was unmarried. Died aft. 5 Mar 1688/89.
  10. Elizabeth Hopkins , b. Nov 1663. Died at age 1 month.

Will

His will was dated January 19, 1682, and a codicil, dated March 5, 1688 were admitted to probate April 16, 1690.

Will of Gyles Hopkins-

To all Christian people to whome these presents shall com know ye that I Giles Hopkins of Eastham being sick and weak of Body and yet of perfit memory do declare this as my Last will and Testament on this ninteenth day of January in ye year of our Lord 1682.

I bequeath my Body to ye grave in decent burial when this Temporal Life of mine shall have an end and my soul to god that gave it in hopes of a blessed Resurection at ye Last day.

2ly my will is that my son Stephen Hopkins shall possess and Injoy all my Upland and meadow Lying and being at Satuckit that is to say all my upland and meadow on ye southerly side of ye bounds of ye Towne of eastham that is to say all my Right and title Intrest and claime to all those Lands from ye head of Namescakit to ye southermost part of ye long pond where mannomoyet cart way goes over to Satuckit and from thence to ye head of manomoyet river and so as our Line shall run over to ye south sea all ye Lands between thos bounds and ye westermost bounds of ye purchesers at satuckit river all these Lands I give Unto my son Stephen Hopkins and to his heirs forever: and half my stock of cattill for and in consideration of ye above sd Land and half stock of cattel my will is that after my decease my son Stephen Hopkins shall take ye care and oversight and maintaine my son William Hopkins during his natural Life in a comfortable decent manner.

3ly my will is that all my Lands at Palmet both purchesed and unpurchesed both meadows and upland and all my Lands at Pochet and my third part of Samsons neck and what other Lands shall fall unto me as a purcheser from ye fore mentioned Bounds of my son Stephen Hopkinses Lands and potanomacot all these fore specified Lands I give unto my sons Caleb and Joshua Hopkins to be equaly devided between them:

further my will is that if either of my sons Joshua or Caleb Hopkins dye having no Issew that then these Lands which I have given them to be equally devided between them fall to him that surviveth.

4ly. I give unto my wife Catorne Hopkins and to my son William Hopkins the improvment of too acres of meadow Lying at ye head of Rock Harbor during my wifes Life and ye one half of that too acres I give Unto my son william during his Life and after ye decease of and after ye decease of my wife and son william I do give this above sd too acres of meadow to my son Joshua Hopkins and his heirs forever:

as also after my decease I give Unto my son Joshua Hopkins a parcel of meadow Lying at ye mouth of Rock Harbor according to ye bounds thereof specified in ye Towne Records of Lands:

it I give unto my son Caleb Hopkins a parcel of meadow Lying at Little Nameskeket according to ye bounds thereof specified in ye Towne Book of Records of Lands.

It. I give unto my wife my now dwelling House and halfe my Land and halfe my orchard that is by my house: by Land I mean half my Land that is about my house both fenced and Unfenced during my wifes natural Life, and then ye above sd housing and Lands to fall unto my son Joshua Hopkins; the other half of my Land and orchard I give to my son Joshua Hopkins after my death that is to say ye other half of my Lands Liying about my house.

It. I give unto my son Caleb Hopkins one pair of plow Irons.

It. I give Unto my son Joshua Hopkins one payer of plow Irons.

It. I give Unto my son Joshua Hopkins my carte and wheels.

It. I give unto my wife ye other half of my stock and moveables I say to my wife and my son William or what parse of ye moveables my wife shall see cause to bestow on my son William Hopkins.

It. I do appoint my son Stephen Hopkins to be my true and Lawful executor of this my Last will and testament to pay what is payable and Receive what is due.

And to ye truth and verity hereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal ye day and year above written.

Signed and sealed in presence of us, ye mark of Jonathan Sparrow. Giles Hopkins (seal) Samuel Knowles. Jonathan Sparrow and Samuel Knowles witnesses to this will made oath in Court ye: 16 th: of April 1690 that they saw ye above sd Giles Hopkins signe seal and declare this to be his Last will and Testament.

Attest Joseph Lothrop. Clerk.

I ye above sd Giles Hopkins do declare where as by ye providence of God my Life has been prolonged unto me and by Reason of age and disabillity of Body Lam Incapatiated to provide for my owne support and my wifes, my will further is that my son Stephen Hopkins from this time and forward shall possess and Injoy all my stock and moveable estate provided he take effectual care for mine and my wifes Comfortable Support during our natural Lives witness my hand and seal this fifth day of march 1688/9

.

Witness Mark Snow Giles Hopkins (seal) Jonath Sparrow

The within mentioned Mark Snow and Jonathan Sparrow made oath in Court April ye: 16 : 1690 that they saw Giles Hopkins within mentioned signe seal and declare ye latter part of this will within mentioned to be his Last will and Testament.

Attest. Joseph Lothrop, Clerk.

Duly Compared with the original and entered April ye: 22 : 1690. Attest. Joseph

Links

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notes

I corrected some erroneous info below. - EH

Source: ancestry.com:

Giles Hopkins

  • Found 10 Records, 9 Photos and 2,568,965 Family Trees
  • Born in London, England on 1606 [SIC] to Stephen Hopkins and Constance Dudley. [SIC]

Giles Hopkins was baptised on 30 January 1607/08 and died in Eastham between 5 March 1688/9 and 16 April 1690. His parents were Stephen Hopkins and his first wife, Mary (probably) Kent. There was no such person as Constance Dudley.

Giles married Catherine Wheldon and had 10 children. He passed away on 1609 in England. [SIC]

Family Members

Parents

  • Stephen Hopkins 1585-44
  • Constance Dudley 1583-1616 [SIC: Constance Dudley is a fictional person]

Spouse(s)

Catherine Wheldon 1615-1690

Children

Mary Hopkins 1640-1700

Stephen Hopkins 1642-1718

John Hopkins 1643-1643

Abigail Hopkins 1644-1690

Deborah Hopkins 48-1707

Caleb Hopkins 1651-1728

Ruth Hopkins 1653-1793

Joshua Hopkins 1657-1734

William Hopkins 1661-1690

Elizabeth Hopkins 64-1664


Source: ancestry.com:

Giles Hopkins Found 10 Records, 9 Photos and 2,568,965 Family Trees

Born in London, England on 1606 to Stephen Hopkins and Constance Dudley.

Giles married Catherine Wheldon and had 10 children. He passed away on 1609 in England.

Family Members

Parents

Stephen Hopkins 1585-44

Constance Dudley 1583-1616

Spouse(s) Catherine Wheldon 1615-1690

Children

Mary Hopkins 1640-1700

Stephen Hopkins 1642-1718

John Hopkins 1643-1643

Abigail Hopkins 44-1690

Deborah Hopkins 48-1707

Caleb Hopkins 1651-1728

Ruth Hopkins 1653-1793

Joshua Hopkins 1657-1734

William Hopkins 1661-1690

Elizabeth Hopkins 64-1664

Source: ancestry.com:

Giles Hopkins and Catherine Wheldon had 10 children.

Children

Abigail Hopkins 1644-1690

Mary Hopkins 1640-1700

Stephen Hopkins 1642-1718

John Hopkins 1643-1643

Deborah Hopkins 48-1707

Caleb Hopkins 1651-1728

Ruth Hopkins 1653-1793

Joshua Hopkins 1657-1734

William Hopkins 1661-1690

Elizabeth Hopkins 1664-1664


https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hopkins-6

'Giles Hopkins (abt. 1607 - 1689)

Giles Hopkins

Born about Jan 1607 in Hursley, Hampshire, England

Son of Stephen Hopkins and Mary (Kent) Hopkins

Brother of Elizabeth Hopkins [half], Constance (Hopkins) Snow, John Hopkins,

Damaris Hopkins [half], Oceanus Hopkins [half], Caleb Hopkins [half],

Deborah (Hopkins) Ring [half], Bartholomew Hopkins [half],

Damaris (Hopkins) Cooke [half] and Ruth Hopkins [half]

Husband of Katherine (Whelden) Hopkins —

married 9 Oct 1639 in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Father of

Mary (Hopkins) Smith, Stephen Hopkins, John Hopkins, Abigail (Hopkins) Merrick,

Deborah (Hopkins) Cooke, Caleb Hopkins, Ruth Hopkins, Joshua Hopkins,

William Hopkins, Elizabeth Hopkins and Samuel Hopkins

Died 26 Apr 1689 in Eastham, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, New England

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Giles Hopkins was a passenger on the Mayflower.

Biography

Early Years

Giles Hopkins was the eldest son of Stephen Hopkins of Plymouth.

He was born in England, and came over with his father's family

in the Mayflower in 1620.

Along with the other members of his father's family, he survived

the first winter's sickness, which swept off so many of that company.

Of his boyhood days, little appears.

He appeared to have been of a retiring disposition, only forward when duty compelled. In 1637, the Pequots, a tribe of brave Indians inhabiting the eastern part of Connecticut, commenced war with the English in that region. Plymouth Colony concluded to send a company to assist in the overthrow of the Indians, so Giles, with Stephen, his father and younger half-brother Caleb, volunteered to go out in the company in the defense of his Connecticut neighbors. Happily for the company, before they were ready to go forth, the troops, under Captain Mason, had 'vanquished' the enemy, and the company was not needed. The next year, Stephen Hopkins was allowed by the Old Colony court 'to erect a house at Mattacheese,' now Yarmouth, 'to cut hay there' and 'to winter his cattle.' It is supposed his son, Giles, went down there and had charge of his cattle. The permission given to Stephen in 1638, however, to build a house on the Cape specified that he was not to leave Plymouth permanently. It was not until 1639 that the Plymouth Colony Court authorized a permanent settlement in Yarmouth. At any rate, Giles was in Yarmouth in 1639, and with Hugh Tilley and Nicholas Sympkins, 'deposed' to the last will and testament of Peter Warden, the elder, deceased. Marriage and Adulthood

While in Yarmouth, Giles cultivated the acquaintance of a young lady by the name of Catherine Whelden, supposed daughter of Gabriel Wheldon. They married on October 9, 1639 in Yarmouth, Plymouth Colony, New England. They soon became the occupants of the first house (as is supposed) "built by the English on the Cape below Sandwich." Its location, says Swift's History of Old Yarmough, "was in a field belonging to Capt. Charles Basset, about 75 yards northwesterly from the house of Mr. Joseph Hale." The house he occupied while a resident of Yarmouth stood a little to the northwest on the declivity or knoll. It is believed by Mr. Amos Otis to have been the first house built below Sandwich, and certainly it must have been, if it were the one built by Stephen Hopkins by order of Plymouth court. Mr. Otis, in his account of Andrew Hallett, Jr., says it was sold by Giles Hopkins in 1642 to Mr. Hallett. It would seem that Giles Hopkins was not a resident of Yarmouth in 1643, as his name does not appear in the list of those able to bear arms that year in the township, but evidence is quite conclusive that he was a resident June 6, 1644. At that date his father made his will, and several times speaks of Giles being at Yarmouth in charge of the cattle. It is probable he was not enrolled on account of being physically unable to do military duty. Later, the town of Nauset was founded just beyond Yarmouth. Among the founders was Giles Hopkins’ brother-in-law, Nicholas Snow, married to his full-sister Constance (Hopkins) Snow. By 1650, Giles had also settled in Nauset (which was to change its name the following year to Eastham). In what year he removed to Nausett, or Eastham, is not known. He was there in 1650, occupying the position of surveyor of highways, which he subsequently occupied for several more years. For some reason, now inexplicable, his father's will, made Caleb, his younger son by Elizabeth Fisher Hopkins, his 'heir apparent,' and consequently the whole of his real estate, which was large, passed into the hands of Caleb upon Stephen's death. Caleb Hopkins, soon after his father's death in July, 1644, gave a very large tract of land to Giles, his only surviving brother, located in what is now Brewster. As his half-brother Caleb's heir (Caleb was a mariner, and died single on the West Indies island of Barbados before 1657), Giles came into possession of several more large tracts of land. In 1659, he also had land granted him in Eastham. In 1662, with Lieut. Joseph Rogers and Josiah Cooke, he had liberty allowed him by the Colony court to look out for land for his accommodation between Bridgewater and Bay Line. In 1672, with Jonathan Sparrow and Thomas Mayo of Eastham, he purchased Sampson's Neck in what is now Orleans, then called by the Indians 'Weesquamseutt.' The tract was a valuable one; it embraced the territory between Higgin's river on the north, and the Potonumecot river on the south. Giles Hopkins seems to have been a very quiet man, caring but little for public positions. He was in 1654 drawn into a lawsuit by the noted William Leveridge, who had defamed him. Giles Hopkins claimed damages in the amount of 50 pounds. Mr. Leveridge was ordered to pay 2 pounds and some shillings for the offense. Family

According to records, Giles and Catherine (Wheldon) Hopkins had 10 children[1] Mary, born in November, 1640 (married Samuel Smith) Stephen, born in September 1642 John, born in 1643 "and died being three months old." Abigail, born in October, 1644 Deborah, born in June, 1648 (married Josiah Cooke, Jr.) Caleb, born in January, 1650 Ruth, born in June, 1653 Joshua, born in June, 1657 William, born January 9, 1660 Elizabeth, born in November, 1664; died aged one month. Death

The latter years of Giles Hopkins' life were of weakness, so much so that he was not able "to provide for" his and his wife's support, and he agreed that his son Stephen take all of his "stock and moveable estate" and use it for his and his wife's comfortable support. The exact date of Giles Hopkins' death is not now known, but there is reason to believe it occurred in the latter part of March or early part of April, 1690. His wife, Catherine (Wheldon) Hopkins, survived his passing. The exact date and place of her death is also Unknown. Will

The will of Giles Hopkins bears the date January 19, 1682, and a codicil was dated March 5, 1689. It was presented for probate and proved on April 16, 1690, indicating his death shortly beforehand. The executor was his eldest son, Stephen Hopkins. The witnesses to the will were Jonathan Sparrow and Samuel Knowles, his neighbors; the witnesses to the codicil were Mark Snow and Jonathan Sparrow. Mark Snow was his nephew, being the eldest son of his sister, Constance (Hopkins) Snow. He mentions no daughters. His landed estate he disposed of to his sons: Stephen, Joshua, Caleb, and William. To Stephen he gave all his land, purchased or unpurchased, "at Satuckit" within the lines defined. To Caleb and Joshua he gave in equal parts all his purchased or unpurchased upland and meadow in Paomet, one third part of Sampson's Neck, all his land lying in Pochet, and all other land that fell to him "as a purchaser," aside from what was given to their older brother, Stephen Hopkins. To his son, Joshua Hopkins, he gave meadow at Namskaket, and after his mother's death "the housing and land" given her for her use during her life. For the support of his son, William, who appears not to have been able to care for himself, he left means in the hands of Stephen, the executor, and his widow "Catorne" [aka Catherine]. William was to have a living out of the estate "during his natural life in a comfortable decent manner," but he did not long survive his mother's passing. The Last Will and Estate of Giles Hopkins “This will was recorded in the Probate Records of Barnstable County, at Barnstable, Mass., and is found in Volume I, page 32.” The will is printed in The Mayflower Descendant, Vol. 1, p. 110. “To all Christian people to whome these presents shall com know ye that I Giles Hopkins of Eastham being sick and weak of body and yet of perfit memory do declare this as my Last will and Testament on this ninteenth day of January in ye year of our Lord 1682 “I bequeath my Body to ye grave in decent burial when this temporal Life of mine shall have an end and my soul to god that gave it in hopes of a blessed Resurrection at ye Last day “2ly my will is that my son Stephen Hopkins shall possess and Injoy all my upland and meadow Lying and being at Satuckit that is to say all my upland and meadow on ye southerly side of ye bounds of ye Towne of eastham that is to say all my right and title Intrest and claime to all those Lands from ye head of Namescakit to ye southermost part of ye long pond where mannomoyet cart way goes over to Satuckit and from thence to ye head of manomoyet river and so as our Line shall run over to ye south sea all ye Lands between thos bounds and ye westermost bounds of ye purchesers at satuckit river all these Lands I give unto my son Stephen Hopkins and to his heirs forever : and half my stock of cattill for and in consideration of ye above sd Land and half stock of cattel my will is that after my decrease my son Stephen Hopkins shall take ye care and oversight and maintaine my son William Hopkins during his natural Life in a “3ly my will is that all my Lands at Palmet both purchesed and unpurchesed both meadows and upland and all my Lands at Pochet and my thrd part of Samsons neck and what other Lands shall fall unto me as a purcheser from ye fore mentioned Bounds of my son Stephen Hopkinses Lands and potanomacot all these fore specified Lands I give unto my sons Caleb and Joshua Hopkins to be equally devided between them: further my will is that if either of my sons, Joshua or Caleb Hopkins dye having no Issew that then these Lands which I have given them to be equally devided between them fall to him that surviveth. “4ly. I give unto my wife Catorne [Catherine] Hopkins and to my son William Hopkins the improvment of too acres of meadow Lying at ye head of Rock Harbor during my wifes Life and ye one halfe of that too acres I give unto my son william during his Life and after ye decrease of my wife and son william I do give this above sd too acres of meadow to my son Joshua Hopkins and his heirs forever: as also after my decrease I give unto my son Joshua Hopkins a parcel of meadow Lying at ye mouth of Rock Harbor according to ye bounds thereofspecified in ye Towne Records of Lands: it I give unto my son Caleb Hopkins a parcel of meadow Lying at Little Nameskeket according to ye bounds thereof specified in ye Towne Book of Records of Lands. “It I give unto my wife my now dwelling House and halfe my Land and halfe my orchard that is by my house: by Land I mean half my Land that is about my house both fenced and unfenced during my wifes natural Life, and then ye abovesd housing and Lands to fall utno my son Joshua Hopkins; the other half of my Land and orchard I give to my son Joshua Hopkins after my death that is to say ye other half of my Lands liying about my house. “It. I give unto my son Caleb Hopkins one pair of plow Irons. “It. I give unto my son Joshua Hopkins one payer of plow Irons. “It. I give unto my son Joshua Hopkins my carte and wheels. “It. I give unto my wife ye other half of my stock and moveables I say to my wife and son William or what parte of ye moveables my wife shall see cause to bestow on my son William Hopkins. “It. I do appoint my son Stephen Hopkins to be my true and Lawful executor of this my Last will and testament to pay what is payable and Receive what is due. “And to ye truth and verity hereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal ye day and year above written. “Signed and sealed in the presence of us, Jonathan Sparrow. Samuel Knowles. “Ye mark of Giles H Hopkins [seal] “Jonathan Sparrow and Samuel Knowles witnesses to this will made oath in Court ye: 16th: of April 1690 that they saw ye sd Giles Hopkins signe seal and declare this to be his Last will and testament. “Attest Joseph Lothrop. Claerk. “I ye abovesd giles Hopkins do declare where as by ye providence of God my Life has been prolonged unto me and by Reason of age and disabillity of Body I am Incapatiated to provide for my owne support and my wifes, my will further is that my son Stephen Hopkins from this time and forward shall possess and Injoy all my stock and moveable estate provided he take effectual care for mine and my wifes Comfortable Support during our natural Lives witness my hand and seal this fifth day of march 1688/9 “Witness Mark Snow Jonathan Sparrow. Giles H Hopkins [seal] “The within mentioned Mark Snow and Jonathan Sparrow made oath in Court April ye: 16: 1690 that they saw Giles Hopkins within mentioned signe seal and declare ye latter part of this will within mentioned to be his Last will and Testament. Attest. Joseph Lothrop, Clerk. “Duly Compared with the original and entered April ye: 22: 1690. Attest. Joseph Lothrop, Recorder.” Timeline

'May 3, 1642, Walter Devell of Plymouth owed Giles Hopkins of Yarmouth 9 bushels of corn, for which suit was brought and execution taken out for L3 17s. 2d., which included 14 bushels due Mr. Hedge of Yarmouth and the costs of the suit. 'May 12, 1642, Giles Hopkins of Yarmouth, planter, sold to Andrew Hallett, Jr., 10 acres of upland in the west field between the land of Nicholas Simpkins on the NE and the land of Robert Dennis on the SW with 2 acres of meadow adjoining at the NW end, 'for and in consideration of 2 acres of upland and 4 acres of meddow...lying and being in the prime feild in a furlong there called by the Name of Jack Daw furlong late in the tenure and possession of yelverton Crow of yarmouth aforesaid and 2 steer calves to mee in hand paied att the sealling of these presents and 18 bushells of good and marchantable Indian Corne to bee paied, 10 bushels therof att in or upon the last Day of November now next ensewing the Day of the Date heerof and the other eigh bushells attin or upon the last Day of November thence next enswing.' 'March 7, 1642/3, Giles Hopkins is named as one of the surveyors of highways for Yarmouth. 'Oct. 28, 1644, Caleb Hopkins, son and heir of Mr. Stephen Hopkins, conveyed to Giles HOpkins of Yarmouth, planter, 100 acres of those lands taken up for the purchasers of 'Satuckquett,' which lands accrued to said Stephen as a purchaser. June 4, 1650, he is named as one of the surveyors of highways for Nauset (later Eastham). Oct. 3, 1654, Giles Hopkins in an action of defamation against William Leverich obtained judgement for L20 and 10s. 6d. costs of the suit. 'He had owned about 3 acres of marsh meadow lying next to Green Harbor (Duxbury), which he had sold to Thomas Clarke before Feb. 13, 1659/60. 'June 3, 1662, and June 5, 1671, he is named as one of the surveyors of highways for Eastham. 'In 1662 with Lt. Joseph Rogers and Josiah Cooke he had liberty to look out for land between Bridgewater and the bay line. 'June 5, 1666, the court granted to Giles Hopkins, the Widow Mayo and Jonathan Sparrow a parcel of land near Eastham, being a small neck called Sampson's Neck, and the waste land lying between the head of the fresh water pond and the westerly bounds of the Widow Mayo's land and so down to the cove. June 5, 1667, the court ordered Lt. Freeman to purchase this land, or hire it for the grantees. 'He had the 8th lot in a tract in what is now West Brewster, east of Quivet, which he owned as early as 1653 and which he sold Nov. 9, 1666, to John Wing of Yarmouth in consideration of a mare, colt and other land. 'Jan. 1, 1667/8, Giles Hopkins was on a jury of inquest upon the death of a child in Eastham and signed the verdict. 'August. 21, 1672, he conveyed land in Eastham. 'He owned at his death 1-3 of meadow or sedge ground in Eastham 'on Pochey sedge flats or low medows neer Hog Iland.' Lt. Joseph Rogers and James Rogers owned the other 2-3. Sources

↑ The names of Giles Hopkins' children are given with their birth dates, as they appear in the ancient book of records at Orleans, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. Genealogies of Mayflower Families, Vol. II Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans [Massachusetts] New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Ancestry.com Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Mayflower Marriages. Susan E. Roser. Genealogical Publishing Co. 1990 A Munsey-Hopkins Genealogy. Lowell, D.O.S. Boston: Privately Printed, 1920, A Munsey-Hopkins Genealogy Early Settlers of Eastham "The Great Migration Begins", Robert Charles Anderson, vol.2, p.988. Timothy Hopkins, California Genealogical Society. Cape Cod Library, Vol. 1, Thomas Howes of Yarmouth, Mass, and Some of His Descendants. Copyright, 1917, by C. W. Swift. pg. 439. James W. Hawes, Esq. Ferris, Mary W., Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Volume 1, published online by Ancestry.com, The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, 2005; original book privately printed, 1943. DeForest, L. Effingham and Anne Lawrence DeForest, "Moore and Allied Families: The Ancestry of William Henry Moore," published online by Ancestry.com, The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT., 2005; original publisher: The DeForest Publishing Company, N.Y., N.Y., 1938. "Mayflower History" page of Caleb Johnson, a member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Page: University of VA Plymouth Colony Archive Project; 27 June 1999 Myricks of Westminster, The Author: Nadeau, Bernard E. Publication: author, St. Augustine, FL, 1976 Consolidated Library of Cape Cod History and Genealogy, Series: series - over 120 published. Author: Smith, Leonard H. Jr. Publication: Owl Books, Clearwater, FL, 1990 A Munsey-Hopkins Genealogy, being the ancestry of Andrew Chauncey Munsey and Mary Jane Merritt Hopkins. Author: Lowell, D.O.S. Publication: author, Boston, 1920 Mayflower Families in Progress: Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower and his descendants for four generations. Author: John D. Austin Publication: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth MA, 1988 "Mayflower Families Through Five Generations", Volume six, "Hopkins", Published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1992. History and Genealogy of the Hopkins Family in America. Author: James Kimble Young Jr. Publication: 1950 & 1959 Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia 1607-1625. Author: Jester, Annie Lash Publication: Order of First Families of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1956 / 1987 Library of Cape Cod History and Genealogy Publication: C. W. Swift, Yarmouthport, MA History of Barnstable County, MA 1620 - 1890 Editor: Simeon L. Deyo Publication: H. W. Blake & Co., New York, 1890 Caleb H. Johnson, The Mayflower and her passengers (Indiana:Xlibris Corp., Caleb Johnson, 2006) Acknowledgements

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Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger's Timeline

1607
January 30, 1607
Hursley, Hampshire, England
January 30, 1607
Hursley, Hampshire, England
January 30, 1607
Hursley, Hampshire, England
1608
January 30, 1608
Age 1
Hursley, Hampshire, England
1609
December 22, 1609
Age 2
London, London, Eng.
December 22, 1609
Age 2
London, London, England
December 22, 1609
Age 2
London, Middlesex, England