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Abigail Hopkins

Abigail Hopkins

Female 1723 - 1772  (49 years)

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  • Name Abigail Hopkins 
    Born 1723  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Jan 1772 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15541  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father William Hopkins, Jr.,   b. Abt 1682, of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1738, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Ruth Wilkinson,   b. 31 Jan 1685/1686, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nathan Angell,   b. Feb 1718, of, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1808  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Angell,   b. 13 May 1744, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Susannah Angell,   b. 29 Apr 1746, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1781  (Age 34 years)
     3. Rosabella Angell,   b. 8 Sep 1748, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783  (Age 34 years)
     4. Samuel Angell,   b. 4 Jun 1753, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1783  (Age 29 years)
    +5. Sarah Angell,   b. 30 Oct 1757, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1788, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     6. Abigail Angell,   b. 10 Aug 1760, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Nathan Angell,   b. 20 Nov 1768, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1814  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F8337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1723 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: International Genealogical Index, version 3.06. Gives name Susannah Hopkins, born about 1724.

      !SOURCE: Avery F. Angell, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Angell, Who Settled in Providence, 1636 (Providence, A. Crawford Greene, 1872), p. 44-45. Gives name Abigail Hopkins.

      !NAME: "There has been considerable misunderstanding about the name of his first wife. A visit to their graves, which ard in a good state of preservation, in the North Burying Ground, in Providence, reveals the names and dates [of Abigail Hopkins, b. 1723, d. 1772]." --A.F. Angell

      !IDENTITY: "All accounts agree that the first wife of Nathan, who was the mother of all his children, was a sister of Com. Esek and Gov. Stephen Hopkins, and daughter of William Hopkins, of Scituate [R.I.]" --A.F. Angell

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 13 Aug 2001. Cites records of the North Burial ground, which give her name as Abigale Angel, c1724 - 30 Jan 1772.


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