1750 May 26 (Saturday). Justice Charles Brigham here. I enquir’d of him why his Children were not baptiz’d? He answer’d that many Things had occurr’d to his Disappointment. Towards Night came the Reverend Mr. Samuel Hopkins of Springfield and his Daughter.
A prominent citizen of Grafton. Pierce, Grafton, pp. 463-464.
(Yale 1718). Hopkins was the minister of the First Congregational Church of West Springfield, 1720-1755. Dexter, Biographical Sketches, pp. 184-187.