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Gerard Hopkins



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Other Names: None

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1769

Birth Place: Unknown

Death Date: 1834

Death Place: Baltimore

Affiliations: Baltimore Friends meeting , Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends , Society of Friends

Notes: Gerard T. Hopkins was a wholesale grocer with a home at 8 Pratt Street and a store on the County Wharf at the foot of Broadway in Fell’s Point in Baltimore. His nephew, Johns Hopkins, was apprenticed to him in 1812. In 1804, Baltimore Yearly Meeting sent Gerard and George Ellicott to see to the establishment of Philip Dennis, a Baltimore area farmer who would demonstrate farming methods to the Miami, Potowatami, and Wea tribes on the invitation of Little Turtle. Hopkins was the son of Johns and Elizabeth Hopkins and ws born in 1769. He died in 1834, aged 65, a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting.

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