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Socrates HOPKINS
Laura VOSBURG
Abigail GOODWILL
Husband:  Socrates HOPKINS
Birth:  2 Mar 1790, Sheffield, Berkshire Co., MI
Death:  11 Feb 1842, Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI
Occupation:  farmer
Office:  Justice of the Peace
Fraternal:  Freemason
Father:  Stephen HOPKINS
Mother:  Mary TAYLOR
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Laura VOSBURG
Birth:  ca. 1794
Death:  1 Nov 1821, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., NY
Father:  Henry VOSBURG
Mother:  Lois CASE
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Abigail GOODWILL
Birth:  10 Nov 1803
Death (æ 89):  29 May 1892, Birmingham, Oakland Co., MI
Children with Laura VOSBURG born in East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., NY:
1.  Lois Pamelia HOPKINS, b. 5 Jan 1813
2.  Larissa Cynthia HOPKINS, b. 16 Jul 1815
3.  Lomira Omelia HOPKINS, b. 21 Jul 1816
4.  Theocratus HOPKINS; d. age 9, Royal Oak, Oakland Co., MI
Children with Abigail GOODWILL:
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Source:

1.  Timothy Hopkins.  1932.  John Hopkins of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1634, and Some of His Descendants. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, CA (available as a facsimile reprint from Higginson Books and online by subscription at GenealogyLibrary.com):
p. 356 216. SOCRATES7 (STEPHEN,6 DANIEL,5 EBENEZER,5 EBENEZER,3 STEPHEN,2 JOHN1), b. at Sheffield, Massachusetts, 2 March 1790 (G.S.); m. (1) Laura, daughter of Henry and Lois (Case) Vosburg.  She d. at East Bloomfield, New York, 1 November 1821. (Church Records.) He m. (2) in about 1823 Abigail Goodwill, b. 10 November 1803.  He d. at Pontiac, Michigan, 11 February 1842 (G.S.); she d. at Birmingham, Michigan, 29 May 1892, aged 89.

The dates of birth and death of Socrates7 are from his tombstone.  After his marriage he removed from Massachusetts to East Bloomfield,

p. 357 New York.  In about 1824 he removed to Michigan and settled on forty acres of Heavily timbered land in the central part of Royal Oak Township.

A farmer, Justice of the Peace, and a Freemason.  After his death his widow sold the land in Royal Oak and purchased a home in Birmingham, Michigan, in which she lived for nearly fifty years.

Children:

LOIS PAMELIA,8 b. 5 January 1813...
LARISSA CYNTHIA,8 b. 16 July 1815...
LOMIRA OMELIA,8 b. 21 July 1816...

p. 358 THEOCRATUS,8 d. at age of nine at Royal Oak.

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