Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Bethia Hopkins Kelsey (1605–1680), Find a Grave Memorial no. 136191423, ; Maintained by Karla (contributor 48325521) Unknown.
- 1605, Lancashire, England
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- 1680 (aged 74–75), Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Bethia HOPKINS was born in the year 1605 in Newton, Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Stephen Hopkins and Constance Dudley.. She was married in the year 1625 in England to William Kelsey, they had 15 children. She was married on May 27, 1652 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, Verenigde Staten to Samuel STOCKING. She died in the year 1680 in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, Verenigde ...
- Samuel STOCKING, Samuel
Jul 28, 2012 · William Kelsey and Bethia Hopkins married back in England. Bethia Hopkins was not the daughter of Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower. There were two Bethia Hopkins in Hartford at about the same time. The older of the two was the one who married William Kelsey and settled in Hartford.
Bethia Hopkins was born at of Newton, Cambridge, England Abt 1605 daughter of John Hopkins and Jane (Goody) Strong . They were the parents of 9 children: Mark Kelsey born Abt 1628. Bethia Kelsey born Abt 1630. Priscilla Kelsey born Abt 1632. Mary Kelsey born 1633.
- Bethia Hopkins, Bethia
William Kelsey was born at Wanehester, Baintree, Essex, England 1600. His parents were George Kelsey and Elizabeth Hammond.
Dec 03, 2010 · MY Bethia Hopkins is the daughter of John Hopkins and Jane, whoever they were. She married Samuel Stocking and her daughter Bethia Stocking married Thomas Stowe. The other Bethia Hopkins married William Kelsey. It's unknown who her parents were. She may be the sister of John Hopkins (I think that's right, correct Erica), but it's unproven.
William Kelsey was born about 1600 in England. While the compiler has not determined the exact location, T.C. Wilcox has found that Kelsey Families lived in Derbyshire near Wicksworth. William married in England about 1627 to Bethia Hopkins. Bethia was born about 1605; parents & place unknown.
Jul 27, 2016 · Note: The long tradition that assumes that William Kelsey's wife's name was "Bethia Hopkins" is based on Hinman's misreading the 1663 record regarding William Kelsey's daughter Bethia "Kelly", the wife, then widow, of John Kelly who later married David Phillips.
I am not aware of anyone however who has found the parents of the Bethia Hopkins who married William Kelsey.There was a John Hopkins in Hartford at the same time as Kelsey's Bethia, but Bethia married back in England, so there is no reason to necessarily connect John and Bethia.
According to the Kelsey Kindred website, in 1940 the group restored the Kelsey family burial lot in Clinton, which was granted to William Kelsey when the town was established in 1664. Part of this restoration included installing a memorial headstone for William, as the original headstone had disappeared or weathered away by that time.