HOPKINS CEMETERY - [Information taken from "Choice White Pines and Good Land," Plainfield's history.] Hopkins Cemetery, located on the road of the same name, has only three stones, all members of the Hopkins family. The Hopkins Road was the principal road from Meriden to Cornish Flat in old times. The Hopkins family were early pioneers of the Grantham region. Hood said, "One wag made the remark that the reason the ground was used for a cemetery was because it was not fit for any other use." Stones are dated 1793, 1796, and 1831. The oldest stone is that of Ruth Hopkins, daughter of Philip and Ruth Hopkins.

 

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