South Carolina Family Group Sheet for the Stephen HOPKINS Family


Husband: Stephen HOPKINS
Birthdate: abt. 1775
Birthplace: unknown
Death date: after 1821
Place of death: Pendleton Dist. S.C.
Burial: unknown
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage date: before 1800
Marriage place: unknown

Wife: Nancy ?Chapman?
Birthdate: 1781
Birthplace: Virginia
Death date: 1860
Place of death: Pickens Co., S.C.
Burial: unknown
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: DAVID HUDSON HOPKINS
Sex: M
Birthdate: 18 Jan. 1800
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: about. 1873
Place of death: S.C.
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 13 Sept. 1821
Marriage place: Pendleton Dist., S.C.
Spouse's name: ELIZABETH L. EPPS

Child No. 2: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HOPKINS
Sex: M
Birthdate: about 1801
Birthplace: S.C.
Death date: after 1860
Place of death: Pickens Co., S.C.
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 2 Aug. 1821
Marriage place: Pendleton Dist., S.C.
Spouse's name: MARGARET EATON

Child No. 3: JOHN HUBBARD HOPKINS
Sex: M
Birthdate: about 1803
Birthplace: S.C.
Death date: 23 May 1885
Place of death: Anderson Co., S.C.
Burial: Anderson First Presbyterian Church
Marriage date: before 1832
Marriage place: N. C.
Spouse's name: JANE EPPS

Child No. 4: RHODA PEOPLES HOPKINS
Sex: F
Birthdate: about 1804-1805
Birthplace: S.C.
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: JANES MARTIN (alias: JAMES BENNETT)

Child No. 5: PATSY TAYLOR HOPKINS
Sex: F
Birthdate: about 1807
Birthplace: S.C.
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: unknown

Child No. 6: NANCY A. HOPKINS
Sex: F
Birthdate: about 1812
Birthplace: S.C.
Death date: after 1850
Place of death: ? Pickens Co., S.C.
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: none
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: none

Child No. 7: MARTIN HOPKINS
Sex: M
Birthdate: about 1813
Birthplace: Pendleton Dist., S.C.
Death date: unknown
Place of death: S.C.
Burial: Salem Baptist Church
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Married twice-see notes

Child No. 8: unknown DAUGHTER
Sex: F
Birthdate: about 1816
Birthplace: Pendleton Dist., S.C.
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: unknown

Child No. 9: unknown DAUGHTER
Sex: F
Birthdate: about 1817
Birthplace: Pendleton Dist., S.C.
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: unknown
 

Documentation:
1. Martin Hopkins was married twice. Frist to Susannah before 1836 probably in Pickens Co., S.C. His second wife was Delila Crow. They were married before 1849.

REFERENCES:
1. Pendleton District Conveyence Book M : Stephen Hopkins purchased land and also a Deed of Gift from Stephen to his children. Land on Little River in what is now Oconee Co., S.C.
2. 1820 Census Pendleton District., S.C.
3. Pendleton District Will Book 1800-1825: Will of Louis D Martin places Stephen in the Village of Pendleton.
4.1830 Census for Pickens Co., S.C.; 1840 Census of Pickens Co., S.C.; 1850 Census of Pickens County, S.C. and the 1860 Census of Pickens Co., S. C. enumerates Nancy Hopkins, Benjamin Franklin Hopkins, David Hudson Hopkins, Martin Hopkins and James Martin as neighbors in the Wolf Creek section of Pickens Co., S.C.
5. 1830 Census for Anderson Co., S.C. enumerates John Hubbard Hopkins. He can also be found in Anderson Co., S.C. Tax Records.
6.Marriage announcements for David Hudson Hopkins and Benjamin Franklin Hopkins can be found in the Pendleton Messenger Newspaper.
7. Numerous deeds can be found in Pickens Co., S.C. Records for this family.
8. I am a direct descendant of Stephen Hopkins through his son, Benjamin Franklin Hopkins.
9. The last name of Stephen wife, Nancy, is given as Chapman in a gedcom on Kindred Connections, but I have yet to find proof of her last name. If anyone has proof of this, please, please let me know.
10. Nancy Hopkins is in the 1860 Mortality Schedule of Pickens Co., S.C.
 


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