Hopkinton, Rhode Island Births 1727 – 1902 D – K

Below are Hopkinton birth records from 1727 – 1902 with last names D-K.

Compiled By HHA Member Lauri Arruda

See also records A-CL-R, and S-Z.

DAURGHTY, Francis, 5th child of Francis and Mary Daurghty, 21 September 1857 [V 1:4]

Father’s occupation-carder, FBP-Scotland, MBP-Scotland

DAVIS, Bethiah, of David and Lydia Davis, 16 May 1768 [TC 1:48]
(below the above entry, it states, “The above said Bethiah Davis name is altered & called Lydia Davis.”
Recorded 21 January 1775 by Town Clerk Abel Tanner

DAVIS, Lillis Hudson, of David and Lydia Davis, 7 July 1770 [TC 1:70]
David, 31 October 1772
Joshua, 5 April 1775

DAVIS, Martha, of Elder Joseph Davis, 25 May 1746, born in Shrewsbury “in the Jersies” [TC 2:7]
Samuel, 20 February 1749, born in Shrewsbury, “in the Jersies”
Comfort, 18 May 1753, born in Westerly
Marvel, 6 September 1755, born in Westerly
Anna, 4 February 1758
Prudence, 7 July 1760
Joseph, 11 October 1764
Tacy, 13 July 1766
Edward, 20 July 1768
Clark, 20 November 1774
Elizabeth, 8 May 1776
Ethan, 16 July 1778
Dorcas, 7 March 1780
Phanny, 10 February 1782

DAVIS, Jedidiah, of Oliver and Penelope Davis, 2 May 1781 [TC 2:17]
Pardon, 3 November 1784
Peter, 24 June 1786
Oliver, 15 March 1788
Mary, 14 February 1790
Phanny, 13 November 1791
Sarah, 13 August 1793
Lydia, 13 October 1795
Susannah, 24 September 1797
Walter White, 1 January 1800
Elizabeth, 14 January 1802
Amy, 20 January 1804

DAVIS, David L., of Aaron and Dorcas Davis, 27 June 1802 [TC 2:89]

DEAK, Joshua, son of John and Hannah (Foster) Deak, 18 June 1747, in Westerly [TC 1:26]
Christopher, 21 August 1749
John, 16 August 1752
Joseph, 27 November 1753 }twins
Benjamin, 27 November 1753
Hannah, 16 December 1755
Foster, 23 August 1757
Mary, 27 May 1759

DEAK, William Gould, of Charles Deak, 6 March 1760 [TC 1:33]

DEAN, male, of Marshall and Ann D. Dean, 11 January 1855 [V 1:2]
Father’s occupation-Jack Spinner, FBP-Stafford, England, MBP-Stafford, England

DODGE, Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Dodge, 19 July 1744 (in Charlestown) [TC 1:19]
Susannah, 12 November 1747 (in Charlestown)
Joseph, 2 May 1752 (in Westerly)

DODGE, Peter, son of Daniel Dodge, 8 January 1757 [TC 1:19]

DORRANCE, Daniel, of Gershom and Margery Dorrance, 6 February 1764 [TC 1:43]
Margery, 11 October 1766

DORRANCE, Gershom, of Gershom Dorrance, 4 June 1769 [TC 1:53]

DYE, Daniel W., 7th child of Thomas P. and Deborah Dye, 3 February 1855 [V 1:2]
Father’s occupation-Farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Richmond
Male, 8th child, March 1857 [V 1:5]

EDWARDS, Pain, of Peleg Edwards, 12 March 1768 [TC 1:53, also listed on page 105]
Christopher, 4 August 1771
Jacob, 3 August 1774
Perry, 5 November 1776
Sarah, 9 October 1778

EDWARDS, Mary, Phineas and Mary Edwards, 4 January 1771 [TC 1:117]
Phineas, 18 March 1773
Mary, 13 June 1775
Phebe, 9 August 1777
Nathan, 30 March 1780
Sarah, 28 August 1786
Eunice, 7 March 1789
Putnam Lewis, 6 January 1798

EDWARDS, Rhoda, of Perry and Rhoda Edwards, 12 March 1785 [TC 2:2]
Prudence, 6 February 1787
Ruth, 6 July 1789
Perry, 12 July 1791
Phebe, 15 April 1794
Gardner, 6 April 1796
Susanna, 3 March 1800
Henry, 21 April 1805

EDWARDS, George H., 6th child of James R. and Emeline Edwards, 18 April 1857 [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-mechanic, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

EDWARDS, Emergene Estella, 3 April 1859, 1st child of James A. and Mary A. Edwards, FO-Carpenter, FBP-Voluntown, CT, MBP-Richmond, RI [V 1:11]

ELDRIDGE, Charles H., 19 March 1858, 1st child of John E. and Martha J. Eldridge, Father’s occupation-corder, FBP-Stonington, CT, MBP-South Kingstown, RI [V 1:8]

ENNIS, Charles Franklin, 7 May 1859, 2nd child of Joseph L. and Elisa M. Ennis, FO-farmer, FBP-Charlestown, RI, MBP-Hopkinton [V 1:11]

FENNER, Reuben, of John Fenner, 8 September 1769 [TC 2:12]
Anitis, “wife” 19 April 1776

FENNER, Reuben, of Reuben and Anstis (Tanner) Fenner, 8 November 1793 [TC 2:41]
Jerah, 18 July 1795
Roswell Borden, 9 April 1798
Lucy Brown, 5 November 1799 “at Milton, Cayuga County, New York”
Reuben Fenner’s discharge paper is recorded on the same page, 31 May 1815, given at New York,
describes him as “5 feet 9 inches high, light complexion, grey eyes, and by occupation when enlisted,
a farmer.”

FENNER, Roswell, of John Fenner, 1 September 1778 [TC 2:70]
Deborah, (wife of Roswell) maiden name Wilcox, 22 January 1779

FENNER, Alice, of Roswell and Deborah Fenner, 27 March 1796 [TC 2:70]
Esther, 23 April 1798
Lucinda, 9 October 1800
Mary, 23 February 1804

FENNER, male, of Charles A. and Elizabeth Fenner, 5 June 1855 Westerly [V 1:2]
Residence Mystic, CT, Father’s occupation-ship joiner FBP-Poland, NY, MBP-Westerly

FENNER, Shadric, 3rd child, 14 April 1857, of Gilbert & Martha Fenner, [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Charlestown, RI

FIDLER, Ida J., 1st child of Edward and Adelia S. Fidler, 3 March 1857 [V 1:6]
FO-carder, FBP-England, MBP-Richmond

Fanny Adelia, 2nd child, 12 January 1859 in Woodville, FO-Dyer [V 1:11]

FOSTER, Elizabeth, of Thomas and Mary, 10 July 1739 [TC 1:29]
Jonathan, 24 June 1741
Mary, 12 December 1743
Sarah, 12 February 1746
William, 26 June 1748
Hannah, 10 January 1752
Susannah, 13 September 1755
Thomas Jr., 25 July 1757

FOSTER, Elizabeth, of Jonathan and Anna Foster, 2 June 1755 [TC 1:31]
Jonathan, 23 July 1757

FOSTER, Mary, alias Maxson, daughter of Amy Foster, 24 January 1782 [TC 2:1]

FOSTER, Christopher, of Gideon Foster, 18 April 1765 [TC 2:58]

FOSTER, Nathan Kinyon, of Jonathan G. and Patience Foster, 3 March 1819 [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation-farmer

FOSTER, Abby Farnum Harris, 6 December 1827 at Smithfield, RI, wife of Nathan Kinyon Foster [V 1:3]

FOSTER, Nathan Kinyon Jr., of Nathan Kinyon and Abby Farnum (Harris) Foster, 14 December 1846 [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation farmer
Byron, 21 December 1848
Welcome Harris, 1 November 1850
Sarah Angeline, 19 September 1852
George Henry, 18 September 1855

Philena, 15 July 1858, 6th child [V 1:9]

GARNER, Catherine, of Thomas Potter Garner (perhaps Gardner), 30 September 1773 [TC 1:103]

GARDNER, George E., 6 March 1858, 1st child of James B. and Susan E. Gardner, Father’s occupation-Spinner, FBP-Exeter, RI, MBP-Hopkinton [V 1:8]

GARDNER, male, 15 May 1858, 14th child of Ray G. and Rachel Gardner, Father’s occupation-Carpenter, FBP-Exeter, RI, MBP-Benton, New York [V 1:8]

GEER, Frances L., 10th child, 28 May 1857, of Harris C. and Rhoby A. Geer [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-not given, MBP-Exeter, RI

GOULD, male, of Frederick Gould, 17 March 1855 in Westerly, RI (residence Westerly) [V 1:2]

GREEN, Benjamin, son Matthew and Judith Green, 25 March 1751 [TC 1:24]
Hannah, daughter of Matthew and Judith Green, 4 August 1753
Sarah, daughter of Matthew and Judith Green, 14 August 1755
Humility, daughter of Matthew and Judith Green, 9 April 1757

GREEN, Matthew, Benjamin and Grace (Rogers) Green, 19 December 1783 [TC 2:42]
Benjamin, 15 March 1786
David, 14 April 1790
Amos, 25 February 1792
Esther, 29 May 1794
Lucy, 26 April 1796
Henry Parks, 28 March 1798
Thomas Rogers, 10 December 1800
Paul, 13 January 1803

GREEN, Sheffield Wells, of John Jr., and Betsey (Wells) Green, 15 July 1814 [TC 2:76]

GREEN, Joseph Clark Tefft, of Rowland T. and Joanna Green, 29 December 1812 [TC 2:77]

GREEN, female, of Dudley B. and Lydia M. Green, 17 January 1855 [V 1:2]
Father’s occupation-jack spinner, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-North Stonington, CT

GREENE, Lucy, of William and Susannah Greene, 8 December 1793 [TC 2:46]
Polly, 27 December 1794
Sophia, 7 April 1796
William Gardner, 1 April 1798
Susannah, 15 December 1799

GREENE, Mary (wife of Samuel H. Browning) 10 January 1823 [V 1:2]

HADFALL, Rachel, daughter of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 13 April 1747 [TC 1:24]
Dorcas, daughter of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 7 January 1749
Joseph, son of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 24 April 1750
William, son of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 22 October 1752
Sarah, daughter of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 29 August 1754
Mary, daughter of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 23 March 1756
Hannah, daughter of William and Dorcas Hadfall, 17 February 1758

HALL, Anna, daughter of Benjamin Hall, 22 October 1752 [TC 1:25]
Benjamin, son of Benjamin Hall, 30 July 1756
Temperance, daughter of Benjamin Hall, 8 July 1754
Abigail, daughter of Benjamin Hall, 21 November 1758

HALL, Mary, of James and Elizabeth Hall, 8 April 1753 [TC 1:72]
Rebecah, 6 October 1755
James, 28 October 1757
Elizabeth, 15 September 1759
Joshua, 25 March 1762
Chloe, 13 March 1764
Hulda, 29 June 1766
Desire, 7 October 1768
Simon, 27 January 1772

HALL, Christopher, of Henery and Phebe Hall, 21 September 1761 [TC 1:102]
Caleb, 17 April 1763
Hennery, 25 March 1765
Phebe, 3 April 1767
Anne, 3 March 1772
Oliver, 18 May 1773

HALL, John, of Henry and Phebe Hall, 23 April 1776 [TC 1:120]

HALL, Martha, alias Hill & Patterson, daughter of Mary Hill, widow, (who was a Patterson)
31 December 1779 [TC 2:5]

HALL, Child of Mary Hill “having a bastard child by Ezekiel Hill” 8 May 1782 [Book 1726-1794 page 228]

HALL, Braddock, son of Sabra White, 9 July 1781 [TC 2:2]

HALL, Joseph E., 8th child, 11 May 1857, of Joseph B. and Louisa Hall [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Westerly, RI, MBP-South Kingstown, RI

HARRIS, Abby Farnum, 6 December 1827, born Smithfield, RI, wife of Nathan K. Foster [V 1:3]

HEATH, male, of James S. and Hannah Mary Health, 29 December 1855, at Westerly [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation-Spinner, FBP-South Kingstown, MBP-North Kingstown

HILL, Mary, of Ebenezer and Thankful Hill, 27 February 1747 [TC 1:28]
Timothy, 28 June 1749
Ebenezer, 25 January 1752
Josiah, 13 September 1754
Asa, 11 January 1758
Thankful, 13 September 1760

HILL, Martha, alias Hall & Patterson, daughter of Mary Hill, widow, (who was a Patterson)
31 December 1779 [TC 2:5]

HILL, Child of Mary Hill “having a bastard child by Ezekiel Hill” 8 May 1782 [Book 1726-1794 page 228]

HOLMES, female, of Mason and Mary Esther Holmes, 21 January 1854 [V 1:1]
Father’s occupation-Laborer, FBP-CT, MBP-New York

HOLMES, child, of Harris S. and Sabra M. Holmes, 19 August 1855 [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation-blacksmith, FBP-Griswold, CT, MBP-Griswold

HOPKINS, William F. , 4 November 1857, 2nd child of Nathaniel and Joanna Hopkins, (race-colored) Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Charlestown, RI, MBP-Voluntown, CT [V 1:7]

HOXSIE, unnamed male, 3rd child, 18 November 1857, of William E. and Abby A. Hoxsie [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

HULL, Sarah A., 29 January 1858, 1st child of William B. and Mary I. Hull, Father’s occupation-Spinner, FBP-South Kingstown, RI, MBP-Ireland [V 1:8]

IRISH, Joseph Herman, 2nd child of Hiram (?) B. and Sarah A. Irish, 4 March 1857 [V 1:4]
Father’s occupation-merchant, FBP-North Stonington, CT, MBP-Portsmouth, RI

ISHERWOOD, Thomas H., 10 December 1857, of Thomas and Sarah Isherwood [V 1:7]

JACQUES, female, of John K. and “his wife” Jacques, 20 March 1854 [V 1:1]
Father’s occupation-shoemaker, FBP-Germany, MBP-Germany

JOHNSON, Lillie H., 1st child of Varnum and Frances M. Johnson, 5 February 1857 [V 1:5]
Father’s occupation-spinner, FBP-North Kingstown, RI, MBP-Exeter, RI

JOHNSON, William L.B., 14th child, 3 November 1857, of Welcome and Amy S. Johnson [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Coventry, RI, MBP-West Greenwich, RI

JORDAN, William B., 30 September 1858, 1st child of Benjamin V. and Eunice C. Jordan [V 1:10]
Father’s occupation-Factory operative, FBP-West Greenwich, RI, MBP-Hopkinton

JOSLIN, Elizabeth, of Henry and Mary Joslin, 6 March 1775 [TC 1:110]
Martha, 7 July 1777

JOSLIN, James Tefft, of Henry and Mary Joslin, 31 October 1782 [TC 2:11]
Dutee, 8 March 1786
Henry, 28 January 1788

JOSLIN, John Fenner, of Elizabeth Joslin, 14 February 1793 [TC 2:11]

JOSLIN, Polly Tefft, of Patty Joslin, 4 February 1797 [TC 2:11]

JOSLIN, George Sheffield, of James Tefft and Hannah Joslin, 4 July 1803 [TC 2:68]

KAYTON, female, of John and Katherine Kayton, 26 November 1855 at Westerly [V 1:3]
Residence-Potter Hill, Father’s occupation-laborer, FBP-Ireland, MBP-Ireland

KEENY, Harriet E ., 2nd child, 10 April 1857, of Albert and Lydia Keeny [V1:6]
Father’s occupation-mule spinner, FBP-not given, MBP-Richmond, RI

KENYON, female, of Samuel P. and Elizabeth Kenyon, 14 January 1854 [V 1:1]

KENYON, male, of John and Sarah Kenyon, 14 March 1854 [V 1:1]
Father’s occupation-laborer, FBP and MBP not listed.

KENYON, female, 11 December 1855, of Joel B. and Phebe Eliza Kenyon, at Westerly, residence Westerly [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation-carpenter, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Voluntown, CT

Lucy A., 2 March 1858 Father’s occupation-farmer [V 1:8]

KENYON, Clarence Elbert, 1st child, 12 December 1857, of Benjamin and Phebe E. Kenyon, [V1:5]
Father’s occupation-clerk in store, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

KENYON, unnamed male, 5th child, 12 October 1857, of Gardner S. and Elizabeth H. Kenyon [V 1:6]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

KENYON, John C., 13 May 1857, 4th child of Peleg and Sally Kenyon [V 1:7]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Portsmouth, RI, MBP-Hopkinton.

KENYON, Maria Louella, 13 April 1858, 7th child of Godfrey A. and Minerva Kenyon [V 1:8]
Father’s occupation-weaver, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Richmond, RI

KENYON, William C., 5 August 1858, 4th child of Benjamin B. and Lydia A. Kenyon [V 1:9]
Father’s occupation-Manufacturer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

KENYON, Everett R., 18 May 1858, 2nd child of Augustus R. and Fidelia Kenyon [V 1:9]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Hopkinton

KENYON, male, 19 December 1858, 5th child of Remington B. and Lucy A. Kenyon [V 1:10]
Father’s occupation-Carpenter, FBP-Richmond, RI, MBP-Westerly, RI

KINNE, Thankful Collins, of Jonathan and Martha Kinne, 2 December 1802 [TC 2:69]

KINYON, Naomy, daughter of Nathaniel Kinyon, 19 January 1755 [TC 1:21]

KINYON, Wells, son of Nathaniel Kinyon, 16 January 1758 [TC 1:21]

KINYON, Peter, son of Peter and Ann Kinyon, 18 May 1752 [TC 1:24] also entered on page 120
Arnold, son of Peter and Ann Kinyon, 8 October 1755
Elisabeth, daughter of Peter and Ann Kinyon, 15 January 1758

KINYON, Susannah, of Peleg and Joannah Kinyon, 25 July 1760 [TC 1:38]
Johannah, 6 November 1762

KINYON, Anne, of Peter Jr. and Mary Kinyon, 18 February 1772 [TC 1:104]
Peter 3rd, 16 February 1775
Arnold, 16 February 1776
Samuel, of Peter Jr. and 2nd wife, Mercy Kinyon, 7 September 1782

KINYON, Nathaniel, of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Kinyon, 30 October 1764 [TC 1:121]

KINYON, Jarvis, 2 January 1784 in Richmond, RI. (entered at the request of the administrator of his will)

[Miscellaneous Record Book page 21]

KINYON, James, of James and Mary Kinyon, 24 August 1788 [TC 2:5]

KINYON, Simon, of Benjamin and Sally (Worden) Kinyon, 18 March 1789 [TC 2:8]

KINYON, Pruanna, of Benjamin Kinyon Jr., 21 June 1789 [TC 2:8]
Polly, 7 July 1793
Benjamin Aldrich, 4 December 1795
Augustus, 17 May 1798
Sally, 10 July 1801
Aaron, 5 October 1805

KINYON, Hannah, of Rogers and Esther (Maxson) Kinyon, 20 May 1792 [TC 2:13]
Esther, 7 July 1797

KINYON, Arnold, of Peter and Ruhamah (Griffin) Kinyon, 14 August 1794 [TC 2:42]

KINYON, Betsey, of Burdick Kinyon, 6 June 1804 [TC 3:13]
Arnold, 10 January 1807
Amos, 7 August 1811
Rowse, 10 September 1814
Anne, 7 October 1817
Lois, 10 March 1821
Sally, 7 February 1824
Waitey, 7 July 1826

KINYON, Gardner, of Pardon and Mary Kinyon, 23 May 1794 [TC 2:52]
Joshua, 14 December 1795
Esther, 9 January 1798
David, 31 March 1800

KINYON, Polly, of Augustus and Joanna (Pendelton) Kinyon, 31 October 1799 [TC 2:60]

KINYON, Benjamin Jr., of Benjamin and Anne (1ST wife) Kinyon, 6 June 1765 [TC 2:65]

KINYON, Rogers, of Benjamin and Elizabeth (2nd wife) Kinyon, 5 November 1769 [TC 2:65]
Elizabeth, 27 October 1771
Augustus, 21 September 1773
Tacy, 23 June 1777

KINYON, Mary, of Benjamin and Mary Kinyon, 18 September 1788 [TC 2:89]
Hannah, 10 November 1789
Elizabeth, 3 October 1791
Ethan, 10 September 1798
Sally, 19 October 1795
Jedediah, 25 December 1797
George W., 16 December 1799
Rebecca, 2 December 1801
Polly, 7 March 1804
Benjamin, 25 March 1807

KINYON, female, of Joseph N. and Esther S. Kinyon, 25 May 1855 [V 1:2]
Father’s occupation-farmer, FBP-Hopkinton, MBP-Richmond

KITE, male, 18 December 1855, of James and Elizabeth Kite, at Westerly, residence Westerly [V 1:3]
Father’s occupation-spinner, FBP-South Kingstown, MBP-North Kingstown

KITE, Elizabeth J., 10 March 1858, 2nd child of James and Ellen E. Kite [V 1:8]
Father’s occupation-weaver, FBP-Wiltshire, England, MBP-Gloucestershire, E