__ __| | |__ | |--Sarah | | __ |__| |__
_Samuel BENNETT ___+ _James BENNETT _| | |_Sarah HARRINGTON _+ | |--Ezra BENNETT | | _William BENNETT __+ |_Mary BENNETT __| |_Mary CHURCH ______
 He was not baptized with the others in Preston on 17 May 1752.
Descendants of John Bennett...
__________________ ___________________| | |__________________ | |--Lydia CURTIS | | _Joseph WRIGHT ___ |_Elizabeth WRIGHT _| |_Mary ( ) Wright _
_Stephen CURTIS _+ _Daniel CURTIS _| | |_Sarah MINOR ____+ | |--Phebe CURTIS | | _________________ |_Phebe MARTIN __| |_________________
__ __| | |__ | |--Ruth GRIGGS | | __ |__| |__
__ __| | |__ | |--Stephen HOPKINS | | __ |__| |__
His parentage has not been proved, but he may be the son of Stephen
Hopkins , a clothier of Wortley, Parish of Wotton Underedge,Gloucester, England, who also had son Robert Hopkins of London.Birthplace was perhaps there, 29 Oct 1581.
He was probably the young man who served as minister's clerk on theVenture which sailed in 1609 for Virginia. He apparently returned toEngland and lived just outside of London Wall in the same neighborhoodas John Carver and Wm. Bradford of the Mayflower company. He wascalled a tanner or leathermaker at the time of the voyage. He married(1) name unknown; she died bef. 1617/1618. He then married ElizabethFisher who was the mother of all but the first two children. Hesailed with wife Elizabeth, children of his first marriage, Giles andConstance, his daughter Damaris by the second wife, and two menservants, Edward Doty and Edward Lister.
In Feb. of 1620/21 when Indians appeared, Capt. Standish took Hopkinswith him to negotiate with the savages. Thereafter, he was invariablydeputized to meet the Indians and act as an interpreter. In July of1621 he served as envoy to friendly Chief Massasoit, and he made afriend for the colonists of Samoset, another Indian whom Stephenentertained in his home.
Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower