- "Another prominent union of Quaker families occurred when Johns Hopkins I and Elizabeth Thomas declared their intentions and were married on February 16, 1759, in accordance with Quaker rites. Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel and Mary Snowden Thomas. Johns Hopkins I had married Mary Gillis and after her death Mary Richardson Crockett, widow and daughter of Joseph Richardson. Samuel Hopkins, who was born in February 3, 1759, the son of Johns Hopkins I and Elizabeth Thomas, married Hannah, daughter of Joseph and Hannah Jones Janney in August, 1792. Their son, born in May 16, 1795, became the great Baltimore Financier."