Haddon Hopkins

Haddon Hopkins was the third child of Ebenezer and Sarah (Lord) Hopkins, born in 1743. He married Hannah Stokes, daughter of Joshua and Amy (Hinchman) Stokes in 1766 in Gloucester County, New Jersey. They were married by a Justice of the Peace, and he was disowned by the Haddonfield Quaker Meeting for marrying a non-Quaker.

Haddon and Hannah had only one son, Hezekiah, before his untimely death in 1768 at the age of 25. Hannah remarried to Abraham Inskeep, and had seven children by him. Hezekiah was raised by Abraham and Hannah.

Since he died so young, Haddon didn't leave much of a record behind him. He was involved in financial and land dealings, like his father, and was a tax assessor for the township.

Item: I give, devise and bequeath unto my kinsman Haddon Hopkins (one of the children aforesaid) and to his heirs and assigns forever, my house and lot in Haddonfield next adjacent to Isaac Andrews, with all improvements whatsoever on said lot, and also my Plantation called Little Stebbing, purchased of Jonathan Bolton, & Lucy Hubbs, & Robert Montgomery; the quantity One Hundred and Fifty seven Acres more or less, with all improvements thereon; and also the half of Willis' Right of Proprietary (which my Dear Father John Haddon purchased of Thomas Willis) with the Provisions and Remainder of the same. Also, Three Hundred Pounds Money aforesaid towards building, at the age of Twenty-One Years, with the interest from the time of my decease towards building at Old Haddonfield.
--from the will of Elizabeth Haddon Estaugh in This is Haddonfield
by The Historical Society of Haddonfield, 1963, p 73.
..."Haddon Hopkins was a Township Tax Assessor"....
--from Haddon Fownship's Hopkins Plantation: The First Three Hundred Years
by Dennis G. Raible, 1990, p 17.

Family Group Sheet

   Husband: Haddon Hopkins  died at age: 25 
      Born: 30-Apr-1743          in Haddonfield, Gloucester County, NJ  
      Died: 05-May-1768          in Haddonfield, Gloucester County, NJ  
    Buried in Haddonfield, Gloucester County, NJ  
    Father: Ebenezer Hopkins 
    Mother: Sarah Lord 

      Wife: Hannah Stokes  died at age: 68 
   Married: 21-Nov-1766          in Gloucester County, New Jersey   his age: 23  her age: 21 
      Born: 18-Oct-1745          
      Died: ??-___-1814          
    Buried in Haddonfield, Gloucester County, NJ  
    Father: Joshua Stokes 
    Mother: Amy Hinchman 

 M Child 1: Hezekiah Hopkins  died at age: 55 
      Born: 23-Oct-1767          in Haddonfield, Gloucester County, NJ  
      Died: 22-Sep-1823          in Maryville, Ohio  

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