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"

Genealogy profile for Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

Genealogy profile for Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger

The Mayflower Compact signed by my ancestors John Alden, Francis Cooke, Stephen Hopkins, William Mullins, and Richard Warren.

The Mayflower Compact signed by my ancestors John Alden, Francis Cooke, Stephen Hopkins, William Mullins, and Richard Warren.

Here Shall I Die Ashore: STEPHEN HOPKINS: Bermuda Castaway, Jamestown Survivor, and Mayflower Pilgri

Here Shall I Die Ashore: STEPHEN HOPKINS: Bermuda Castaway, Jamestown Survivor, and Mayflower Pilgri

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, "Mayflower" Passenger (1581 - 1644) - Genealogy

Stephen Hopkins, "Mayflower" Passenger (1581 - 1644) - Genealogy

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

An article about future Mayflower Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins being shipwrecked in Bermuda in 1609, published in the Boston Herald newspaper (Boston, Massachusetts), 16 June 1957. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “New Discovery about Mayflower Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/new-discovery-about-mayflower-pilgrim-stephen-hopkins.html

An article about future Mayflower Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins being shipwrecked in Bermuda in 1609, published in the Boston Herald newspaper (Boston, Massachusetts), 16 June 1957. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “New Discovery about Mayflower Pilgrim Stephen Hopkins.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/new-discovery-about-mayflower-pilgrim-stephen-hopkins.html

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Stephen Hopkins, Surveyor, Astronomer, and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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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