Stephen Hopkins, Mayflower passenger 1620.  The only Mayflower passenger who had previously been to the New World, including surviving a shipwreck in Bermuda and working from 1610–14 in Jamestown.  William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is believed to be based upon his Bermuda shipwreck incident.  The first formal meeting with the Indians was held at Hopkins’ house and he was called upon to participate in early Pilgrim visits with the Indian leader Massasoit. Generation 13 on family tree.

Stephen Hopkins, Mayflower passenger 1620. The only Mayflower passenger who had previously been to the New World, including surviving a shipwreck in Bermuda and working from 1610–14 in Jamestown. William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is believed to be based upon his Bermuda shipwreck incident. The first formal meeting with the Indians was held at Hopkins’ house and he was called upon to participate in early Pilgrim visits with the Indian leader Massasoit. Generation 13 on family tree.

stephen hopkins 9th great grandfather, mayflower passenger, jamestown survivor, inspiration for shakespeare's "The Tempest"

stephen hopkins 9th great grandfather, mayflower passenger, jamestown survivor, inspiration for shakespeare's "The Tempest"

Stephen Hopkins: A Biography - Photos and Stories — FamilySearch.org

Stephen Hopkins: A Biography - Photos and Stories — FamilySearch.org

Stephen Hopkins    Stephen Hopkins with Brown University in the background  28th, 30th, 32nd and 34th Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Stephen Hopkins Stephen Hopkins with Brown University in the background 28th, 30th, 32nd and 34th Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower. Family founder in America making the Hopkins a founding family of both the North and the South.

Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower. Family founder in America making the Hopkins a founding family of both the North and the South.

Letter-Winslow 1621 This letter is the only eyewitness description that mentions the Thanksgiving celebration in Plimoth.  For an interactive look at the same letter, click on the link below, which leads to the website of Plimouth Plantation,  http://www.plimoth.org/media/olc/source.html

Letter-Winslow 1621 This letter is the only eyewitness description that mentions the Thanksgiving celebration in Plimoth. For an interactive look at the same letter, click on the link below, which leads to the website of Plimouth Plantation, http://www.plimoth.org/media/olc/source.html

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