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

Elizabeth Hopkins

Female 1684 - Aft 1719  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Hopkins 
    Born 1684  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 29 Jun 1719  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I065274  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Robert Hopkins,   b. 1662, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1706, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Family ID F30784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matthew Thornton,   b. 1682, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 13 May 1706  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Thornton,   b. Abt 1706, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1727, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     2. Hopkins Thornton,   b. Abt 1710, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     3. Matthew Thornton,   b. 1 Mar 1713/14, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1729/30, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1705-1708 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 51)
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come, I ROBERT HOPKINS of the Parish of SITTENBURNE in County of Richmond send Greeting in our Lord God everlasting KNOW YEE that I ROBERT HOPKINS for the natural love and affection that I have and beare towards MATHEW THORNTON & ELIZABETH his Wife of the Parish and County aforesd. and Eldest Daughter of me the said ROBERT, by these presents do confirme and make over unto said MATHEW THORNTON and ELIZABETH his Wife and theire heires all that plantation or parcel! of land (be the same more or less) wch' now doth or att times hereafter shall or may by an lawfull wayes whatsoever descend or of right come or belong to the said ROBERT or my heires scituate on the North side of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER and is part of a Patent for Eleven hundred and fifty acres formerly granted to JAMES WILLIAMSON deced., beareing date the 22d day of May 1650, and is bounded beginning att a marked white Oake corner tree of the aforesaid Patent, standing on the Maine River side and running thence along the line of the Patent North East by North to a place comonly called or knowne by the name of the SLASHETT, then along the said SLASHETT and downe the River the bounds of the Patent and including all !the land that now doth or might belong to me lying betweene the said SLASHETT and the River of Rappahannock, together with all the woods houses orchards profitts & appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the said plantation or parcell of land with appurtenances to them the said MATHEW THORNTON and ELIZABETH his Wife: And ROBERT HOPKINS his heires shall warrant and forever defend In Wittness whereof ROBERT HOPKINS hath hereunto set his hand and seale this 13th day of May Anno Domini 1706
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      JOHN BIVION ROBERT his marke HOPKINS
      WILLIAM LAWSON, THOMAS DICKENSON
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the 5th day of June Ano: Dom: 1706 and recorded amongst the Records of the sd County the 21st day of the same month & yeare
      Test J. SHERLOCK, Cl Cur
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      1705-1706 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 167)
      Richmond County Court 4th of April 1706
      - This day ROBERT HOPKINS acknowledged a Deed of Gift of land to
      MATHEW THORNTON and ELIZABETH his Wife, wch: is ordered to be recorded

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