Hinkley, Samuel 1

Birth Name Hinkley, Samuel
Gender male
Age at Death 73 years, 9 months, 30 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1589 Harrietsham, Kent, England    
Emigration 1635   England to Sandwich, MA  
Death 1662-10-31 Barnstable, Barnstable, MA    


Family of Hinkley, Samuel and Soule, Sarah

Married Wife Soule, Sarah ( * 1600 + 1656-08-18 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1617-05-07 Hawkhurst, Kent Co, England    

"The Hinckley Family"
George W. Messinger
NEHGR v13 p208 (Jul 1859)
"Samuel Hinckley of Tenterden, county of Kent, England, came to New England in the ship Hercules of Sandwich, which sailed about March, 1634 - with his wife Sarah and four children. He first settled at Scituate, and by the early records it appears that his wife joined the church there, Aug. 16, 1635. He removed with his family to Barnstable in 1639. His first wife, Sarah, died
Aug. 18, 1656, and he married, for his second wife, Bridget Bodfish, Dec. 15, 1657. He died at Barnstable, Oct. 31, 1662."

"History of Scituate, Massachusetts"
Samuel Deane
"Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records, 1600s-1900s" CD-ROM
Broderbund Software, 1999
p284: "Samuel Hinckley came into Scituate probably with Mr Lothrop, 1634. He was a freeman 1637. His house was on Kent street, the second south of Greenfield lane. He also owned the marsh between his house and the third cliff, He had also land near Rotten marsh, on the south-east, next to Mr Vassall's "brook hall field." He removed to Barnstable, 1640. His son Samuel was here with him, and removed to Barnstable : his children were Sarah born 1642, John 1644. His wife Sarah died 1656, and he married Bridget Bodfish 1657."

"Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"
Otis, Amos
Barnstable, Mass.: F.B. & F.P. Goss, 1888-90; v2, p30
Emigrated in 1635 aboard the "Hercules". The text lists the 12 children, only 7 surviving.
"Samuel Hinckley brought with him his wife Sarah and four children, and immediately after his arrival in Boston wen to Scituate and built a house...Mrs. Sarah Hickley died Aug. 18, 1656, and Samuel Hinckley married Dec. 15, 1657, for his second wife, Bridget Bodfish, widow of Robert of Sandwich...Samuel Hinckley died Oct. 31, 1662."

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862, pp. 118-124, 424-425
"SAMUEL, Scituate, from Tenterden in Kent, came in the Hercules of Sandwich, 1635, with w. Sarah, and four ch."

"Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy"
Frederick A. Virkus, Chicago, IL, 1925
Vol. 1, p. 979, "Immigrant Ancestors"
"Hinckley, Samuel (1595-1662) from Eng. in the "Hercules" to Scituate, Mass., 1635; removed to Barnstable , 1639; m. in England Sarah -- (died 1656); m. 2d, Bridget Bodfish."

Name Birth Date Death Date
Hinckley, Susanna1625-11-061675-11-06


    1. Hinkley, Samuel
      1. Soule, Sarah
        1. Hinckley, Susanna