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Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott

Female 1707 - 1753  (46 years)

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  • Name Sarah Scott 
    Born 15 Jun 1707 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Sep 1753  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6531  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2013 

    Father Silvanus Scott,   b. 10 Nov 1672, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1742, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Joanna Jenckes,   b. 1672, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1756, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1692  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stephen Hopkins, Governor,   b. 7 Mar 1707, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1785, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1726 
    Children 
    +1. Rufus Hopkins, Captain,   b. 10 Feb 1727/1728, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1813, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. John Hopkins,   b. 6 Nov 1728, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, St. Andero, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Ruth Hopkins,   b. 11 Oct 1731, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia Hopkins,   b. 6 Jan 1733, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sylvanus Hopkins,   b. 30 Nov 1734, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1753, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     6. Simon Hopkins,   b. 26 Aug 1736, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1744  (Age 7 years)
     7. George Hopkins, Capt.,   b. 11 Jan 1739, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1753 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Sarah (Scott) Hopkins
    Gravestone of Sarah (Scott) Hopkins

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Genealogies of Rhode Island Families from Rhode Island Periodicals (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1983), 2:19.

      !SOURCE: Email from Emily Davis (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 24 Mar 1998.

      !SOURCE: M.M. Wilkinson, _Genealogy of Wilkinson and Kindred Families_ (Shelby, Miss.: Shelby Book Store, 1949), p. 82. Identifies Sarah as the wife of Stephen Hopkins, governor of Rhode Island and signer of the Declaration of Independence; also identifies Sarah as the daughter of Sylvanus Scott and Joanna Jencks. Gives birth date 24 Jun 1707; previous sources gave 15 Jun 1707.

      !SOURCE: GEDCOM file sent by Clayton J. Olney to Weldon Whipple, 16 Apr 2002.

      !SOURCE: Email from Hugh Hudson (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 17 Jul 2013. Cites Find a Grave web site (burial place).


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