Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Gerrard Hopkins

Male 1732 - 1782  (45 years)


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  • Name Gerrard Hopkins 
    Born 25 Aug 1732  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1778 and 1782  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110575  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Gerrard Hopkins,   b. 17 Mar 1708/09, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1778, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Hall,   b. Abt 1714, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 7 May 1730  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hammond,   b. Abt 1742, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1782, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Notes 
    • this marriage is not proved, need to see probate records
    Children 
     1. Philip Hammond Hopkins,   b. Bef 1770, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1809, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     2. Margaret Hopkins,   b. Bef 1780
     3. Rachel Hopkins,   b. Bef 1780
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F43830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gerrard Hopkins b. 25th of 6th mo. 1732.
      === this is the only record where Sr. and Jr. signed
      Henry Hall 106.286 AA 676.18.9 Jun 9 1770 Jun 11 1771
      Appraisers: Gerrard Hopkins, John Cowmand.
      Creditors: Gerrard Hopkins, Jr., Ann Howard.
      Next of kin: Henry Hall, Martha Hall.
      Executors: Thomas Watkins, Thomas Henry Hall.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 352. At the request of Philip Hammond Hopkins the following Deposition was recorded December 14, 1790
      To Res'd Uncle, Richard Hopkins of Gerrard, head South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland; You are to take notice that on July 28th instant, I purpose taking the deposition of Isaac Duvall, John Duvall and Jacob Duvall at the dwelling house of John Duvall in PGCo repecting the division of our lands, which you took the depositions of John Thomas and Basil Brooke when and where you may attend if you think necessary. From your friend, Philip Hammond Hoskins, July 7, 1790; on September 27, 1790 came John Adams before the subscriber and made oath that he delivered a copy of the foregoing notice to Richard Hopkins of Gerrard on July 7, 1790. Thomas Duckett
      PGCo, July 28, 1790, the deposition of Jacob Duvall of John of lawful age saith that some time in 1778 at the request of Gerrard Hopkins and Richard Hopkins he surveyed the following lands which he understood to be equally divided between them called "Ropers Range" containing 262 acres, "Arnol Gray'" containing 188 acres, Copes Hills" and "Snowdens Reputation Supported" containing 228 acres all adjoining each other lying in Anne Arundel County, Maryland laid down on the plat annexed; and that the line in the division made on the plat by my father John Duvall contains all the lands that were surveyed and divided for them and this deponents father being infirm this deponent made the survey at the request of Gerrard Hopkins and Richard Hopkins and delivered the said plat to his father that the writing on all the papers in the hand writing of this deponent except a receipt of his fathers dated April 7, 1779 all which was wrote and done at the time of the survey and division in the year 1778 & 1779. Jacob Duval of John
      The above sworn to this July 28, 1790 before the subscriber and in the presence of Richard Hopkins and Philip H. Hopkins. Thomas Duckett
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 354. At the request of Philip Hammond Hopkins the following Notice, Affidavit and Deposition were recorded December 14, 1790
      To Res'd Uncle, Richard Hopkins of Gerrard, head South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland; You are to take notice that on October 30th instant, I purpose taking the deposition of John Duvall at his dwelling house in PGCo in the contest between us respecting the division of our lands, which you took the depositions of John Thomas and Basil Brooke when and where you may attend if you think necessary. From your friend, Philip Hammond Hoskins, October 7, 1790;
      PGCo Sct, October 13, 1790, Came John Duvall of lawful age and mde oath that he was desired sometime in 1778 or 1779 by Gerrard Hopkins and Richard Hopkins to run a division line between them by the direction of John Thomas, Basil Brooke and John Hopkins who were appointed for that purpose which lines this deponent did run though the whole tracts before surveyed and platted by Jacob Duvall this deponents son and this deponent laid down the line in said plat and delivered the same to Gerrard Hopkins and further saith that he never heard any objections by Gerrard Hopkins and Richard Hopkins.
      The above sworn to this October 30, 1790 before the subscriber and in the presence of Richard Hopkins and Philip Hammond Hopkins. Thomas Duckett
      Question to John Duvall by Philip Hammond Hopkins; did you understand there were any other lands divided between Gerrard Hopkins and Richard Hopkins than comprehended in the plots made out by your son Jacob Duvall?
      Answer; I know of none other
      I hereby certify that the above question was asked and answered in my presence this October 30, 1790. Thomas Duckett

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