1. Eleanor (Hough) Buckler. 1988. "Ancestor Table,
Hough Family." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 29(4):
|| 34. Johns Hopkins, Sr., b. and d. in Anne
Arundel Co., MD, 1720-1784.
35. Elizabeth Thomas (3d wfe, 1758/9), b. March 10, 1736/37.
|| 68. Gerrard Hopkins, Jr. b. 1683; m. 1700/01
69. Margaret Johns, b. August 11, 1683; d. 1749/50.
||136. Gerrard Hopkins, Sr. of Anne Arundel Co.;
will in 1691
137. Thom(a)sin _____
138. Richard Johns, 1649 - 1717; m. in 1676
139. Elizabeth Kinsey (Kensey), widow Sparrow, who d. 1715/16.
2. Anon. 1994. Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Land
Records, 1703-1709. T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
Abstracts from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Land Record Book WT
2. "AA" = Anne Arundel Co.
||Page 534. Indenture tripartite made Sep 10, 1707,
between Sylvester Welsh of the 1st part, John Welsh of the 2nd part, and
Gerrard Hopkins of the 3rd part, witnesses that whereas sd Sylvester
and John, by their deed of Mar 12, 1706, sold to John Hyde of the City
of London, merchant, 450 acres, being so much of 2 tracts of 302½
acres each [as was] granted to sd Silvester and John by patent of Nov 10,
1703, being a confirmation to Sylvester and John of a certain tract of
land in AA called Arnold Gray, whereof
sd Silvester conveyed to John Hyde 250 acres and John Welsh 200 acres,
with consideration of redemption upon payment of the money at the times
therein limited. And whereas John Hyde by Charles Carroll, his attorney
in Maryland, with the consent of Silvester and John has received of Gerrard
Hopkins, towards receiving so much of the premises as is hereinafter
||conveyed to sd Gerrard Hopkines, the sum
of 122£ 8 shillings and thereupon has, by his attorney afd, transferred
to Gerrd Hopkins all of John Hyde's right to so much
of the before bargained premises as is hereinafter described and conveyed.
Now this deed witnesses that Sylvester and John, for sd sum so as afd,
paid by Gerrard to John Hyde and acknowledged by Charles Carroll
for account of John Hyde, and in order to make Gerrard an absolute
estate of inheritance in fee simple to that part of the premises hereinafter
described, have sold to Gerrard Hopkins (viz) Sylvester out of his
part of tract called Arnold Gray 154 acres and John out of his part of
the tract 50 acres, both containing 204 acres contiguous one to the other,
the 204 acres being bounded by Leonard Wayman's line, the dividing line
between Sylvester and John Welsh. Signed- Sill Welsh,
John Welsh. Witt - Samll Young, Josiah Wilson, Richd
Young. This deed was acknowledged by Silvester Welsh, John Welsh,
& Charles Carroll, the attorney of John Hyde before Samuel Young, Esq,
a Justice of Provincial Court. Came likewise Ellinor Welsh, wife
of Silvester, and Thomasin Welsh, wife of John, and acknowledged the above
deed. Recorded Sep 15, 1707.
||Page 648. Sep 2, 1708, from Gerrard
Hopkins of AA, planter, to the Rev'd Mr. Henry Hall of AA, for 25£
1 shilling, about 32-1/3 acres, being part of a parcel of land bought by
sd Gerrard of Colo Henry Darnall out of Annarundell
mannor, and bounded by the land whereon sd Hall now lives.
Signed - Gerard Hopkins. Wit - Tho: Larking, Richard Jones Jr. Margrett,
the wife of sd Gerrard Hopkins, relinquished her right of dower
before Wm Holland. Recorded Sep 16, 1708.
3. Anon. 1993. Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Land
Records, 1708-1712. T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
Abstracts from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Land Record Book PK.
"AA" = Anne Arundel Co.
||Page 431. Last day of Aug, 1711, from Henry
Roberts of AA to Gerrard Hopkins of AA. Caecilius Ld Baltimore,
be his letters patent dated at the City of St Mary's, Sep 6, 1670, granted
to Wm Roper of South River in AA, a parcel of land in AA called Ropers
Range containing and laid out unto him for about 420 acres.
Said Roper, by deed dated Jun 2, 1674, conveyed the same to John Shrigley
& Fra's Johnson of AA. Said Shrigley conveyed one moiety of said
parcel of land, by deed dated Aug 12, 1679, to Andrew Roberts of AA.
Ropers Range was lately divided between said Jno Shrigley and the heirs
of afd Francis Johnson deced, by George Holl, and then Dep'y Survey'r of
AA, containing about 210 acres. Said Andrew Roberts, by his will
dated Apr 4, 1682, bequeathed the 210 acres to his son, Henry Roberts.
Said Henry Roberts has lately sold to John Ford of AA 100 acres of the
same, being so much of the south side thereof. Now this deed witnesses
that said Henry Roberts, for 40£ to him secured to be paid by Gerrard
Hopkins, hereby sells to Hopkins the remaining part of the 210,
100 acres already sold to Jno Ford only being excepted, containing now
about 110 acres. Signed - Henry (H his mark) Roberts. Wit - Jno Attwell,
Jno (R his mark) Chapman.
Aug the last, 1711. Came before Ricd Jones Jr and Thos Larkin,
2 AA JPs, said Henry Roberts and acknowledged this deed. Also came
Ann, the wife of said Henry, and relinquished her right of dower to the
lands conveyed. Recorded Feb 16, 1711[/12].
||Page 526. On the back of a certain deed
made between Henry Roberts of the one part and Gerard Hopkins of
the other part was this day endorsed, viz, Apr 13, 1713. rec'd of
Mr. Gerrard Hopkins, 4 shillings and 5 pence, being the alienation
fine of the within 110 acres, per me, Charles Carroll. Recorded Apr 13,
1713. Vide deed in this book in folio [page] 431.
4. Anon. 1993. Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Land
Records, 1712-1718. T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
Abstracts from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Land Record Book IB
#2. "AA" = Anne Arundel Co.
||Page 189. Mar 8, 1708/9 from John Welsh
of AA, planter, to
Gerrard Hopkins of AA, planter. John Welsh, by
his deed of Mar 12, 1706[/7], sold to John Hyde of the City of London,
merchant, 250 acres, being so much of his part of a tract of land of 302.5
acres granted to said John Welsh by patent on Nov 10, 1703, issued out
of the Lord Pro'pry's Land Office, being a Confirmation to said Welsh of
his part of a tract of land in AA called Arnold
Gray. Said John Hyde, by Charles Carroll, his atty in Maryland,
with the consent of said Welsh, has received of said Gerrard Hopkins,
towards redeeminig so much of the premises as is hereinafter conveyed to
said Hopkins, 25£ 16 shillings sterl, and there upon has,
by his atty afd, assigned to said Hopkins all of said Hyde's right
to the premises hereinafter described. Now this deed witnesses that
John Welsh, for and in consideration of the said sum of money paid by Hopkins
to Hyde, and in order to make unto said Gerrard an absolute estate
of inheritance in fee simple to that part of the premises to be described,
has granted Hopkins all that part of Arnold Gray bounded by the
line of Gerrard Hopkins' land containing and laid out for about
43 acres. Signed - John Welsh. Wit - John Brown, Richard Snowson Jr.
I, charles Carroll, of the port of Ann Apolis, atty of John
Hyde of London, merchant, for 25£ 16 shililngs ster to me well secured
to be paid by Gerrard Hopkins, for the use of John Hyde, I assiggn to said
Gerrard all John Hyde's right to the 43 acres withinn mention. Signed Mar
8, 1708/9 - Charles Carroll. Recorded Jan 31, 1714[/15].
||Page 204. Indenture quadripartite made
Sep 28, 1714, between Joseph Gates and Jane Gates, his wife, of the City
of London, of the one part and Samuell Galloway and Gerrard Hopkins
of AA, Gentl, of the other parts [sic]. Charles, Lord and Proprietor of
Maryland and Avalon
&c, by his letters patent, did grant to said Jane
Gates 1000 acres, part of a tract called Whites
Ford, originally surveyed and laid out on Oct 14, 1663, for
and in the name of Jerome White, Esq, by the name of Whites Hall, and expressed
to contain 1800 acres, as in and by the said Jane Gates' patent, dated
Jul 20, 1693. Now these presents witness that said Joseph Gates and
Jane Gates, for 194£ 8 shillings ster to them in hand paid by said
Gerrard & Samuell, Joseph and Jane sell one moiety or half part
of the 1000 acres to Samuell Galloway and assigns the other moiety unto
said Gerrard Hopkins. That is, each moiety contains 500 acres. Signed
- Joseph Gates, Jane Gates. Wit - Notley Rozer, Danll Watts.
Then reced of Samuel Galloway and Gerrard Hopkins
by the hands of John Hyde, Timothy Keysar, and Thos Wharton, 194 £
8 shillings sterl. Signed - Joseph Gates, Jane Gates. Wit - Notley Rozer.
Recorded May 28, 1715.
5. John Davis. 1996. Baltimore County, Maryland,
Deed Records, Volume One: 1659-1737. Heritage Books, Bowie, MD.
||7 Oct 1721, Nathaniel Giles, innholder, of Baltimore
Co., Maryland, to Gerrard Hopkins. Signed Nathaniel Giles. Wit:
William Lock and William Richardson.
||25 Jul 1719, William & Sarah Mauldin, Calvert
Co., Maryland, to Gerard Hopkins of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland,
£150, 1000 acres... Little Britain Ridge... patented 10 Nov 1695
by Job Evans, who sold 5 Feb 1699 to Francis Mauldin, who devised 14 Jan
1707 to said William. Signed William Malden. Wit: Isaac Johns
and John Groves.
||4 Dec 1722, Nathaniel Giles of Baltimore Co.,
Maryland, to Gerrard Hopkins of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, £70,
200 acres... part of 400 acres patented 1695 by Job Evans of Anne Arundel
Co., Maryland, who sold 25 Feb 1699 to Francis Mauldin of Calvert Co.,
Maryland, who willed in 14 Jan 1710 to his two sons, William and James
Mauldin... said James Mauldin sold to said Giles. Signed
||Nathaniel Giles. Wit: Robert Frenchlin and William
||13 Sep 1728, Nathan & Cassandra Bigbie of
Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, to Gerard Hopkins of same, £100,
1000 acres, one half of 2000 acres... line of Michael Gibson... patented
8 Aug 1684 by James & Bathia Phillips, who sold one half to Thomas
Tench of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, who willed 9 Mar 1708 to said Bigbie.
Signed Nathan Bigbie. Wit: Hamilton Hawson.
6. John Davis. 1996. Baltimore County, Maryland,
Deed Records, Volume Two: 1727-1757. Heritage Books, Bowie, MD.
||8 Jun 1731, Nathaniel & Cassandra Rigbie
of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, to Henry Cole of Baltimore Co., Maryland,
£25 and 5000 pounds of tobacco, 500 acres... west side of Deer creek...
line of Gerard Hopkins and Thomas Jones. Signed Nathaniel Rigbie.
Wit: Shipwith Coale and Thomas Wells.
7. William Armstrong Crozier, ed. 1904. Crozier's
General Armory: a Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor.
Fox, Duffield, & Co., New York (1957, Southern Book Co., Baltimore,
MD; Broderbund CD-368). On p. 74:
Gerard Hopkins, Anne Arundel Co., 1692.
Sable, on a chevron or, between three pistols of the last, three
CREST -- A tower sable in flames ppr.
MOTTO -- Vi et animo.
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