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Hannah (Wing) Hopkins (1733 - aft. 1796)

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Hannah Hopkins formerly Wing
Born in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married 12 Jul 1753 in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified 31 Oct 2017
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Biography

Hannah was born on 15 Feb 1733/1734 in Harwich, Massachusetts, the daughter of Samuel and Mercy Wing. [1][2] [3]

On 12 Jul 1753, she married Elisha Hopkins, the son of Elisha Hopkins and Experience Scudder[4] [2] [3] [5] [6] [7], and their children included:

  1. Samuel, born 1757, who married Rebecca Pannel of Boston[7] [6]
  2. Elizabeth unmarried[7] [6]
  3. Hannah, baptized November 27, 1763 in Barrington (although her baptism was registered in Massachusetts[6]
  4. Mercy, born March 24, 1763. She was the first child born in Barrington. She who married David son of Rev. Samuel Wood, in 1779[7]
  5. Mary, who married Gamaliel son of Heman Kenney in 1780[7] [6]
  6. Elisha born June 22 1765 who married Bethia daughter of Henry Wilson[7] [6]
  7. Edward born June 27, 1767 who married Hannah Hinckley, N. England[7] [6]
  8. Isaac born October 15, 1770 who married Ann Buck of New England[7] and settled in Jedore, Halifax County
  9. Seth, born April 15, 1774, who died unmarried[7]

Hannah and Elisha emigrated to Barrington Nova Scotia in 1761, and were among of the first proprietors of the town. Elisha is credited with helping other settlers survive the first cruel winter[7]

She died after 17 Oct 1796 in Barrington NS[2]

Sources

  1. Harwich Vital Records page 26, found in Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). Harwich V1 page 141
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://www.pilgrimhopkins.com/site1/pafv4/pafg51.htm#1027 Hopkins Pigrims #863
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical notes of Cape Cod families by Brownson, Lydia B.; Norton, Doris V.; Held, Grace V.; Publication date 1967; Publisher Lydia B. Brownson; Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners; Contributor Sturgis Library; Vol. 50 (Wing to Young) see page 89 for Samuel and Mercy and their children, and Hannah's marriage to Elisha is on page 42. References cited include the Wing Family Annals (Owl) #1485 and #1536
  4. Harwich Vital Records page 26, found in Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). Harwich V1 page 141
  5. Genealogical notes of Cape Cod families by Brownson, Lydia B.; Norton, Doris V.; Held, Grace V.; Publication date 1967; Publisher Lydia B. Brownson; Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners; Contributor Sturgis Library; VVol. 29 (Hopkins to Howes), see page 29 for Elisha and Experience and their children, and Elisha's marriage is on the line below. References cited include Barnstable Vital Records, Harwich Vital Records and the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Issue 102
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Stephen Hopkins and His Descendents page 30; found in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013.) Volume 103, page 30
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 A history of Barrington township and vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, 1604-1870; with a biographical and genealogical appendix by Crowell, Edwin, makes various references to Elisha, see page 153 for the list of grantees, and pages 494-498 for the descendants of Elisha and Hannah


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