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  • ID: I1089
  • Name: Stephen Hopkins
  • Surname: Hopkins
  • Given Name: Stephen
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 Oct 1581 in England
  • Death: Abt. July 17, 1644 in Massachusetts
  • _UID: 06DA343B9E74A045BC5AEDB8817F827E018D
  • Note:

    Stephen Hopkins was one of only a few passengers on the Mayflower to have made a prior trip t o America. He came in 1609 on the Sea Venture headed for Jamestown, Virginia. But instead, th ey were marooned on an island following a hurricane, and the 150 passengers were stranded fo r nine
    months. Hopkins led an uprising, challenging the governor's authority, and was sentenced to d eath. But he begged and moaned about the ruin of his wife and children, and so was pardoned o ut of sympathy. The company eventually managed to build a ship, and escaped the island. Afte r spending several years in Jamestown, Hopkins returned to England sometime between 1613 an d 1617.

    Stephen Hopkins brought with him on the Mayflower his wife Elizabeth, children Giles and Cons tance by his first marriage, and Damaris by his second marriage. A son Oceanus was born whil e the Mayflower was at sea. Stephen participated in the early exploring missions and was an " ambassador" along with Myles Standish for early Indian relations.
  • Change Date: 16 Sep 2010 at 11:25:10

    Marriage 1 Mrs. Mary Hopkins b: Abt. 1581 in England
      1. Has Children Constance Hopkins b: 1606 in Hursley, Hampshire, England c: 11 May 1606
      2. Has No Children Giles Hopkins

      Marriage 2 Elizabeth Fisher b: Abt. 1581
      • Married: Abt. Feb 19, 1617/18 in Whitechapel, London, England
      1. Has No Children Damaris Hopkins b: 1618 in England
      2. Has No Children Oceanus Hopkins b: 1620 in At Sea
      3. Has No Children Caleb Hopkins b: Abt. 1622 in Plymouth, Massachusetts
      4. Has No Children Deborah Hopkins b: Abt. 1624 in Plymouth, Massachusetts
      5. Has No Children Damaris Hopkins b: Aft. 1627 in Plymouth, Massachusetts
      6. Has No Children Ruth Hopkins
      7. Has No Children Elizabeth Hopkins

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