Captain Sylvanus Hopkins, Capt.

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Captain Sylvanus Hopkins, Capt.

Birthdate: (18)
Birthplace: Rhode Island, United States
Death: April 23, 1753 (18)
At Sea, United States (Murder)
Place of Burial: Old North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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 2 others

Occupation: Sea Captain
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About Captain Sylvanus Hopkins, Capt.


Birth: unknown

Death: Apr 23 1753

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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, Capt.'s Timeline

November 30, 1734
Rhode Island, United States
April 23, 1753
Age 18
At Sea, United States
April 1753
Age 18
Old North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, United States