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William Hopkins

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Death: July 08, 1738 (52)
Scituate, Providence County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Place of Burial: Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. William Hopkins and Abigail Hopkins
Husband of Ruth Hopkins
Father of Colonel William Hopkins, III; Gov. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Rufus Hopkins; Captain John Hopkins; Hope Hawkins and 8 others
Brother of Thomas Hopkins
Half brother of John Dexter, Sr. and Abigail Field (Hopkins)

Occupation: Farmer
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About William Hopkins

Father of RI Governor Stephen Hopkins, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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From "The History of Scituate, RI" http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/article242.html :

"Mr. William Hopkins married Ruth, the daughter of Captain Samuel Wilkinson, and moved into the town of Scituate about 1765, settling on a farm in the neighborhood of his brother-in-law, Mr. Joseph Wilkinson. He was a man who sought no public office, but gave his attention more to the cultivation of his farm. His memory is chiefly connected with some of his children, who became illustrious in the affairs of the State and nation."

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From History of the State of Rhode Island with Illustrations; Albert J Wright, Printer, No 79 Mille St, Corner of Federal, Boston; Hong, Wade & Co, Philadelphia, 1878. pp 299-305 (part 6): Mr William Hopkins married Ruth, daughter of Capt Samuel Wilkinson, & moved into the town of Scituate about 1765, settling on a farm in the neighborhood of his brother-in-law, Mr Joseph Wilkinson. He was a man who sought no public office, but gave his attention more to the cultivation of his farm. His memory is chiefly connected with some of his children, who became illustrious in the affairs of the state & nation.

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Birth: 1686 Death: Jul. 8, 1738

Father of Declaration of Independence Signer Stephen Hopkins of RI. Source: THE RHODE ISLAND SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, by the RI Society of the SAR, p. 16.

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Spouse:
 Ruth Wilkinson Hopkins (1686 - 1731)
Children:
 Stephen Hopkins (1707 - 1785)*
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Burial: Quaker Burying Ground Scituate Providence County Rhode Island, USA

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William Hopkins's Timeline

1686
January 31, 1686
Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1705
1705
Scituate, Providence, RI
1707
March 7, 1707
Smithfield Road, North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1709
1709
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1715
1715
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, Colonial America
1716
March 3, 1716
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1718
April 26, 1718
Scituate, Providence County, RI, United States
1719
1719
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1720
1720
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1723
1723
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States