Francis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791) was born 21 Sep. 1737 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. He was the son of Thomas Hopkinson and Mary Johnson. He married Ann Borden on 1 Sep. 1768 in Philadelphia. He died 9 May 1791 in Philadelphia. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Footnotes

Francis Hopkinson (M5FX-VDM), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 May 2022). Francis Hopkinson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/francis-hopkinson, accessed 20 May 2022). Church records, 1702-1976 [Christ Episcopal]," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 May 2022); Francis Hopkinson, christening, 12 Nov. 1737, Philadelphia, p. 138; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Christ Church, “Baptisms, marriages, burials 1719-1750 (another filming, 1964),” image 284/350; DGS 8081297. "Church records, 1702-1976 [Christ Episcopal]," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 May 2022); Thomas Hopkinson and Mary Johnson, burial, 9 Sep. 1736, Philadelphia, p. 20; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Christ Church, “Baptisms, marriages, burials 1719-1750 (another filming, 1964),” image 253/691; DGS 7842221. "Church records, 1702-1976 [Christ Episcopal]," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 May 2022); Francis Hopkinson and Ann Borden, marriage, 1 Sep. 1768, Philadelphia, p. 24; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Christ Church, “Marriages 1763-1835 (another filming, 1964),” image 21/691; DGS 7842221. Aurora General Advertiser, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 10 May 1791, p. 3; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 20 May 2022).

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  • Page 272

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    Excerpt:
    August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1877