Mary Hoskins (Griffin) (1651 - c.1735) MP

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Nicknames: "Mary Wilson"
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Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Managed by: Abigail Peart
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About Mary Hoskins (Griffin)

Mary Griffin, F, b. 1 March 1651, d. between 25 February 1735 and 4 March 1735

  • parents: John Griffin & Anna Bancroft

Married

  1. Samuel Wilson, son of Robert Wilson and Elizabeth Stebbing, at Windsor, Connecticut, on 1 May 1672.1
  2. before 7 March 1700/1 Anthony Hoskins.3

Children

  1. Elizabeth Wilson4
  2. Mary Wilson4
  3. Thomas Wilson5
  4. Samuel Wilson4
  5. Abigail Wilson+ b. 3 Mar 1683/84, d. 30 Apr 1773
  6. John Wilson4
  7. Samuel Wilson6
  8. Mindwell Wilson6

Will

Her will was dated on 14 July 1716 Taken 25 Feb 1734/35, by John Cook, Jr., Ebenezer Phelps and Timothy Loomis. Mary Hoskins of Windsor, do make this my last will and testament. To eldest son John Wilson my great Bible. To son Samuel Wilson my best bed and bedstead, feather boalster and pillow, curtains and vallients, bed roap, my best kersey blankett and best coverlid, with i paire of sheets, and one of my best swine and a gunn, and a paire of weaver's looms and so much of the tacking proper to sd. looms as di belong unto me. I give to my daughter Mary Filley, the use of a cow during her natural life, then to be divided among her children. I give to my grandson Job, who has lived with me, £5 in money, to be paid to him at the age of 21 years; but in case he die before he arrive thereunto, then sd. £5 shall be equally divided among my five children, John, Samuel, Elizabeth, Mary and Abigail, or their legal representatives. My will is that my son Samuel Wilson shall have my house and homestead in Windsor which formerly was Nicholas Sention's, to be and remain to him ans heirs forever. But it is to be understood I give to son Samuel clearly but 1/5 part of the sd. housing and land, and therefore he shall pay what I am behind of the purchase money for sd. housing and land, which I supose is about £10, which being taken out of the inventory price, sd. Samuel shall pay 1/5 part of the remainder to his brother John Wilson, 1/5 to his sister Elizabeth Wilcox, 1/5 part to his sister Mary Filley and 1/5 part to his sister Abigail Alford, all to be paid within 18 months after my decease. And further, my will is that if my son Samuel do at any time make sale of sd. houseing and lands, his brother John shall have it, paying therefore as much as another would give. The rest of my estate, both real and personal, be equally divided amongst my five children above named. Two sons John and Samuel appointed executors. Signed by her mark. Witnesses: William Phelps, Matthew Allyn. Proved 4 March 1745/35.4 Family 1: Samuel Wilson b. c 1652, d. 3 Aug 1697 Elizabeth Wilson4 Mary Wilson4 Thomas Wilson5 Samuel Wilson4 Abigail Wilson+ b. 3 Mar 1683/84, d. 30 Apr 1773 John Wilson4 Samuel Wilson6 Mindwell Wilson6 Family 2: Anthony Hoskins Citations: [S316] Lorraine Cook White, compiler, Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol.55, Windsor (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), page 293 (Col. 1:46). Hereinafter cited as Barbour Collection v.55. [S316] Lorraine Cook White, compiler, Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol.55, Windsor (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), page 128 (MG). Hereinafter cited as Barbour Collection v.55.

  1. George E. McCracken, "Robert Wilson of Farmington, Conn.", The American Genealogist Vol. 52, page 76 (1976): 52:80. Hereinafter cited as "Robert Wilson of Farmington, Conn."
  2. Charles William Manwaring A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, Vol. 3, Hartford District 1729-1750 (Hartford, Conn.: R.S. Peck & Co., 1906), page 168. Hereinafter cited as ECPR.
  3. Lorraine Cook White, compiler, Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol.55, Windsor (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), page 293 (MG). Hereinafter cited as Barbour Collection v.55.
  4. George E. McCracken, "Robert Wilson of Farmington, Conn.", The American Genealogist Vol. 52, page 76 (1976): 52:82. Hereinafter cited as "Robert Wilson of Farmington, Conn."

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Mary Hoskins's Timeline

1651
March 1, 1651
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1672
February 24, 1672
Age 20
Simsbury, Hartford, CT
May 1, 1672
Age 21
Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut
1683
March 3, 1683
Age 32
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1698
1698
Age 46
Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut
1735
March 4, 1735
Age 84
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1919
January 28, 1919
Age 84
July 9, 1919
Age 84
1957
February 15, 1957
Age 84