Gerrard Hopkins Genealogy

Record modified: 2014-02-26
This is my direct ancestor 11 generations back.

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Born: about 1650-00-00 Canterbury, England
Died: 1692-03-01 Anne Arundel Co, Maryland USA
1. 1677-00-00 Thomasine Eard

Children of Gerrard Hopkins and Thomasine Eard:
*Thomasin Hopkins b. about 1683-00-00


Genforum message 1385 says he immigrated 1661-01-24 from Canterbury England, arriving in Anne Arundel Co MD.
Genforum message 823 says he arrived c1640. Genforum message 990 says between 1650 and 1658.
He is an ancestor of Johns Hopkins of the hospital.
married in Anne Arundel Co MD
other children:
Anne Hopkins c1680 married Henry Roberts
Gerrard Tyson Hopkins 1683-10-08 married Margaret Johns
Mary Hopkins c1685 married Thomas Wells
This RootsWeb entry says his parents were William Hopkins + (unknown) Gerrard

The tree at says his parents were William Hopkins and Margaret Wilson.

England Births and Christenings 1538-1975

Jerrard Hopkins 1642-07-24 St Dunstan, Stepney, London s/o William Hopkins + Eliz

[That's probably not him.]

from this page:
Ann Arundel 1691 Liber 2 Folio 233

Will of Gerrard Hopkins
To wife Thomasin my plantation, houses, edifices, buildings,
orchard, gardens, woods, underwoods, lands during her life.
To son Gerrard Hopkins at age 20, and if he dies, to be divided among my daughters
Ann (Hopkins), Thomasin (Hopkins) and Mary (Hopkins).
To son Gerrard Hopkins such woodland near William Cole as he can tend, with tobacco and
corn but not taking any other to work with him, after the age of 20.
To son Gerrard Hopkins a bay mare branded GS, my second best
feather bed, 4 cows, 3 pewter dishes, leather chair, wood chair, chest, and
the rest of my estate of hogs, chattle, catle, bulls, cows, steers, horses,
mares, bedding, plate, pewter, tobacco, utensils, servants and all my other
substance in England and America.
The rest to wife Thomasin, who is my executrix.
Signed 12 Oct 1691:
Witnesses Gerrard Hopkins, William Calliones, Luke Reed, John Headforth, Jon Esey.

Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds -- page 37890
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