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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; Damaris Cooke; Ruth Hopkins and 1 other
Half brother of Elizabeth Hopkins; Constance Snow, "Mayflower" Passenger and Giles Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

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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.


Oceanus Hopkins was them only child born aboard the Mayflower while at sea.

Oceanus Hopkins From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Oceanus Hopkins (1620—c.1623) was the only child born on the Mayflower[1] during its historic voyage which brought the English Pilgrims to America.

A boy, Peregrine White, was born on board, after arriving in America, as the ship lay at anchor.

Oceanus was born to Stephen Hopkins and his wife, Elizabeth Hopkins (née Fisher),[2] sometime between the boarding and arrival dates of September 6 and November 9, 1620. He died at about age six, certainly before the 1627 Division of Land.[3] The location of his grave is unknown.

He was named 'Oceanus', Latin for 'ocean', because he was born on the Atlantic Ocean.

References[edit] Jump up ^ "Oceanus Hopkins". MayflowerHistory.com. MayflowerHistory.com. Retrieved 12 July 2016. Jump up ^ "Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild". ISTG. ISTG™Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild LLC. Retrieved 12 July 2016. Jump up ^ Rod Gragg, The Pilgrim Chronicles: An Eyewitness History of the Pilgrims and the Founding of Plymouth Colony, 2014, ISBN 1621572692, p. 294 External links[edit] Biography [hide] v t e Mayflower passengers and related topics General Mayflower List of Mayflower passengers Captain Christopher Jones Mayflower passengers who died at sea November/December 1620 Mayflower passengers who died in the winter of 1620–21 The More family Cole's Hill Mayflower Compact signatories Pilgrim Fathers Plymouth Colony Of Plymouth Plantation Mourt's Relation Separatists Priscilla (Mullins) Alden Isaac Allerton Mary Allerton William Bradford Dorothy Bradford Love Brewster William Brewster Peter Browne William Butten John Carver (Plymouth Colony governor) James Chilton Mary Chilton Francis Cooke Humility Cooper John Crackston Edward Doty Moses Fletcher Edward Fuller Samuel Fuller Constance Hopkins Oceanus Hopkins John Howland Degory Priest Thomas Rogers Henry Samson George Soule Edward Tilley John Tilley Thomas Tinker John Turner William White Resolved White Peregrine White Edward Winslow Other passengers John Alden John Billington Francis Eaton Stephen Hopkins Christopher Martin Elinor More Jasper More Mary More Richard More William Mullins Myles Standish Richard Warren Native American associates Squanto Samoset Hobbamock Massasoit Corbitant Related Speedwell Fortune passengers The Anne and Little James passengers Plymouth Rock The Mayflower Society Mayflower House Museum Pilgrim Hall Museum Mayflower II Harwich Mayflower Project National Monument to the Forefathers Pilgrim Monument

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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.

Age 6
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts