1126Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Re: HOPKINS
- May 2, 2010Hi Lisa
I don't have Hopkins ancestors, but I was interested in anyone with the
Date: 05/02/10 18:59:30
Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Re: HOPKINS
Not sure if you are still investigating this - I see that you posted this a
few years ago!
My surname is Hopkins and I am from St Helena, and I can confirm that there
are definitely Hopkins's still living there. There is actually just one
family of Hopkins - which makes the research slightly easier on the island -
so from that I believe we may be related! I believe the gg grandfather's
name was William Hopkins - and we did think he was Welsh - so it would be
good to confirm that as well as confirm when he arrived on the Island etc.
I did some research when I was on St Helena recently and I did find the
baptism record for Phoebe Isabella Hopkins - who I believe is a sister of my
great grandmother - Christina Maude Hopkins - but I don't have any further
info on her as I only had time to look up my great grandmother.
Anyway - I shall leave it there - and hopefully you will get in touch and we
can share some further information.
--- In email@example.com, "mer_mar008" <mmarion@...>
> Hi, I am looking for info on PHOEBE ISABELLA HOPKINS b. ABT 1898/9 on
> the island. Her father's surname was HOPKINS (first name unknown).
> He was Welsh. Her mother is unknown to me. PHOEBE arrived in South
> |Africa ABT 1914 and lived the rest of her life in SA. She married
> William (Boetie) Harwood a south African. Are there still HOPKINS
> families living on the island??
> Merlynn Marion
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