|Birth: ||Feb., 1713, Northern Ireland|
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1783|
New York, USA
Came to America in 1722 at the age of 9 with his parents James & Jean (Thompson) Hopkins, brothers Samuel, James & Robert, and sister Agness. They were Scotch Presbyterians who came from County Antrim in Northern Ireland and settled in New London, CT. In 1749 they moved to West Greenwich, RI where the parents are buried.
Agness, Robert and David ended up in Salem, Washington Co., NY. David married Sarah Polk and Robert married her sister, Jennet Polk. Agness died unmarried.
David and Robert both served in the Revolutionary War and are listed in the D.A.R. David Hopkins, Pvt. NY Mil.
James Hopkins 1688 IRE - 1773 RI age 85
Jean (Thompson) 1669 IRE - 1775 RI age 86
Agness Hopkins 1710 IRE - 1787 NY
David Hopkins 1713 IRE - 1783 NY
Robert Hopkins 1717 IRE - 1800 NY
James Hopkins (1668 - 1773)
Jean Thompson Hopkins (1668 - 1775)
Sarah Polk Hopkins (1720 - 1804)*
Martha Hopkins Wilson (1733 - 1816)*
George Hopkins (1762 - 1834)*
Agnes Hopkins (1710 - 1787)*
David Hopkins (1713 - 1783)
Robert Hopkins (1717 - 1800)*
New York, USA
Maintained by: Lee Ashmore
Originally Created by: Thomas Dunne
Record added: May 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11052169
Although above age (as noted), he served as a private and was captured by the British, who kept him captive for two weeks, when, partly because he was old and feeble and partly because they found no effective way of stopping his exasperating tongue, they ...(Read more)|
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