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Humphrey Pinney

Birthplace: Broadway, Somersetshire, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John "the Pynney" and Johanna Pinney
Husband of Mary Pinney
Father of Abigail Moore; Samuel Pinney; Nathaniel Pinney, Sr; Sarah Phelps; John Pinney and 5 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Pinney; Edmund Pinney; Nicholas Pinney; William Pinney; Agnes House and 7 others

Managed by: David Bradbury Stewart
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About Humphrey Pinney

Mary HULL (George3, Thomas2, Richard1). Born bef 27 Jul 1618 in Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. At the age of <1, Mary was baptized in Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England, on 27 Jul 1618. Mary died in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT, on 18 Aug 1684; she was 66. Ca 1637 when Mary was 18, she married Humphrey PINNEY, in Dorchester, Norfolk, MA. Born in Broadway, Somersetshire, England. Humphrey died on 20 Aug 1683 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.


Early Ct. Pobate Records, 1677-1687 (vol. IV, pgs.164-146) by Charles Manwaring 1902


Windsor. Died 20Aug1683. Invt. £ 780-05-00. Will dated 03Jun1682.

Taken by Henry Wolcott, John Bissell & Daniel Hayden.

The Last Will and Testament of Humphrey Pinney of Windsor: Imprimis: I do hereby declare and Will is, that my wife Mary Pinney is by me appointed Executrix. I give to my wife Mary Pinney my Houseing & Lands during her natural life, & after her decease my son Samuel to have 1-3 part of my Lott on the East side of the Great River. It is to be understood that the 2 acres that he hath now in possession is to help make up the third part of the Lott next to Samuel Gaylord. I give to my son John Pinney the other 2-3 of my Lott on the East side of the Great River. Also my Will is that my sons Samuel & John Pinney shall pay to my gr. child Sarah Pinney, daughter of Nathaniel Pinney, £ 5, that is to say, Samuel Pinney and John Pinney to pay 50 Shillings apeice. My Will is that my Houseing and all the rest of my Lands I give to my son Isaac. Also my Will is that what Estate I have in Old England, my wife shall have 1-2 of it and my son Isaac the other half of it. Also my Will is that al the rest of my MoveableEastate, without dore and within, I give to my well beloved son John and my son Isaac shall not sell, alienate or mortgage all nor any of the abovesd Lands until they are of the age of 50 years, except it be to their own brothers.

Witness: Abraham Randall Humphrey X Pinney

Cornelius Hall

   Court Record, Page 81 - 10Dec1683: Will Proven 


  • PINNEY, Humphrey
  • b. ABT 1588 England
  • d. Windsor, Hartford, CT.
  • Family:
  • Spouse: HULL, Marie
  • b. 1618 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
  • d. 20 AUG 1684 Windsor, Hartford, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: HULL, George
  • Mother: MITCHELL, Thamzen
  • Children:
    • PINNEY, Samuel
    • PINNEY, Nathaniel
    • PINNEY, Mary
    • PINNEY, Sarah
    • PINNEY, John b. 19 OCT 1650 Windsor, Hartford, CT. d. 1697
    • PINNEY, Abigail
    • PINNEY, Isaac
  • From:
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  • Humphrey Pinney
  • Birth: Nov. 20, 1605 Keynsham, England
  • Death: Aug. 20, 1683 Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Baptized Hardington-Mandeville, Somerset, 20 November 1605, son of John and Joanna (_____) Pinney (this baptismal date was published without full documentation; as the register for this parish apparently does not exist prior to 1687, this date may come from Bishops' Transcripts; confirmation of this would be welcome)]. Came from Broadway, Somersetshire to Massachusetts Bay in 1633. First settled in Dorchester; moved to Windsor in 1636. Died in Windsor 20 August 1683.
  • Married in Dorchester by 1636, Mary Hull ("Houmfery Pinne married in Dorchester Mary Hull," daughter of GEORGE HULL . She was admitted to Windsor church on 9 February 1639[/40] and died at Windsor on 18 August 1684
  • Family links:
  • Spouse:
  • Mary Hull Pinney (1618 - 1684)*
  • Children:
    • Nathaniel Pinney (1640 - 1676)*
    • Abigail Pinney Addams (1654 - 1743)*
  • Burial: Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Plot: Founders Monument
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Humphrey Pinney's Timeline

November 20, 1605
Broadway, Somersetshire, England
November 26, 1618
Age 13
Devonshire , England
Age 24
Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
March 30, 1635
Age 29
Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 31
December 1, 1640
Age 35
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
June 16, 1644
Age 38
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
November 19, 1648
Age 42
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
October 19, 1651
Age 45
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
November 26, 1654
Age 49
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA