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Gerrard HOPKINS
Margaret JOHNS
Husband:  Gerrard HOPKINS
Birth:  1683, Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death:  Jan 1743, Anne Arundel Co., MD
Father:  Gerrard HOPKINS (1655-1692), of Canterbury, KEN
Mother:  Thomasin EARD (1657-    ), of Anne Arundel Co., MD
Marriage:  3 Nov 1700, Anne Arundel Co., MD
Wife:  Margaret JOHNS
Birth:  11 Aug 1683, Calvert Co., MD
Death:  Mar 1750, MD 
Father:  Richard JOHNS
Mother:  Elizabeth KINSEY
Children born Anne Arundel Co., MD:
  1.  Margaret HOPKINS, b. May 1701; m. Aquilla JOHNS
  2.  Elizabeth HOPKINS, b. 13 Jun 1703; d. 7 Feb 1772, Anne Arundel Co., MD; m. 10 Jan 1723, Anne Arundel Co., MD, Levin HILL
  3.  Joseph HOPKINS, b. 2 Nov 1706; d. 1784, Anne Arundel Co., MD; m. 17 Aug 1727, Harford Co., MD, Ann CHEW
  4.  Gerard HOPKINS, b. 7 Jan 1709; d. 3 Jul 1777, Anne Arundel Co., MD; m. 7 May 1730, Anne Arundel Co., MD, Mary HALL
  5.  Philip HOPKINS, b. 9 Aug 1711; d. 1757; m. 1736, Anne Arundel Co., MD, Elizabeth HALL
  6.  Samuel HOPKINS, b. 16 Jan 1714; d. 15 May 1795; m. 2 Sep 1740, Anne Arundel Co., MD, Sarah GILES
  7.  Richard HOPKINS, b. 15 Dec 1715; d. 1785; m. 4 Aug 1745, Anne Arundel Co., MD, Katherine TODD
  8.  Mary HOPKINS, b. 1719 (if she was born in 1719, she had to be William's twin)
  9.  William HOPKINS, b. 8 Aug 1719; d. 1789, Harford Co., MD; m. Rachel ORRICK 
10.  Johns HOPKINS, b. 30 Dec 1720
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Timeline
Year Location Event
1683 MD: Anne Arundel Co. birth of Gerrard HOPKINS
1683 MD: Calvert Co. birth of Margaret JOHNS
1700 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of Gerrard HOPKINS & Margaret JOHNS
1701 MD birth of daughter, Margaret
1703 MD birth of daughter, Elizabeth
1706 MD birth of son, Joseph
1707 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS buys 204 a., part of land called "Arnold Gray"
1708 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS sells 32-1/3 a., part of land called "Annarundell Manor" 
1709 MD birth of son, Gerard
1709 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS buys 43 a., part of land called "Arnold Gray"
1711 MD birth of son, Philip
1711 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS buys 110 a., part of land called "Roper's Range"
1713 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS pays a fine
1714 MD birth of son, Samuel
1714 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS buys 500 a., part of land called "White's Ford"
1715 MD birth of son, Richard
1719 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS, of Anne Arundel Co., buys 1000 a. in Baltimore Co. called "Little Britain Ridge"
1719 MD birth of twins?, Mary and William
1720 MD birth of son, John
1722 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS, of Anne Arundel Co., buys 200 a. in Baltimore Co.
1723 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of daughter, Elizabeth, to Levin HILL
1727 MD: Harford Co. marriage of son, Joseph, to Ann CHEW
1728 MD: Anne Arundel Co. Gerrard HOPKINS, of Anne Arundel Co., buys 1000 a. in Baltimore Co.
1730 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of son, Gerard, to Mary HALL
1736 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of son, Philip, to Elizabeth HALL
1740 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of son, Samuel, to Sarah GILES
1745 MD: Anne Arundel Co. marriage of son, Richard, to Katherine TODD

Sources:

1.  Eleanor (Hough) Buckler.  1988.  "Ancestor Table, Hough Family."  Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 29(4): 384-394.
p. 385  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.
p. 386  68. Gerrard Hopkins, Jr. b. 1683; m. 1700/01
 69. Margaret Johns, b. August 11, 1683; d. 1749/50.
p. 387 136. 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.
p. 88 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
p. 89 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.
p. 108 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.
p. 52 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. Said 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].
p. 65 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.
p. 42 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].
p. 46 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.
p. 58 7 Oct 1721, Nathaniel Giles, innholder, of Baltimore Co., Maryland, to Gerrard Hopkins. Signed Nathaniel Giles. Wit: William Lock and William Richardson.
p. 256 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.
p. 278 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
p. 279 Nathaniel Giles. Wit: Robert Frenchlin and William Luck.
p. 355 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.
p. 16 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:
HOPKINS.  Maryland.
Gerard Hopkins, Anne Arundel Co., 1692.
(Berks.)
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8.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File.

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