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Mehitable Dickinson (Hinsdale)

Also Known As: "Hills /"
Birthplace: Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Glastonbury, Hartford, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Hinsdale and Mehitable Coleman
Wife of Sgt. Obadiah Dickinson and Joseph Hills
Mother of Mehitable Frary; Dorothy Hollister and Benoni Hills
Sister of Mary Sheldon; Sarah Hinsdale,; Anna Kellogg; Samuel Hinsdale; Hannah Janes and 2 others

Occupation: Married: 1692
Managed by: Kristal Amber Fawcett
Last Updated:

About Mehitable Dickinson

MEHITABEL HINSDALE' (Samuel' Robert1), daughter of Samuel Hinsdale and Mehitabel Johnson, his wife, born at Medfield, October 18, 1663; married Sergeant Obadiah Dickinson, born at Wethersfield, Conn., April 15, 1641, and died there June 10, 1698; the sixth child of Nathaniel and Anna Dickinson. His house was burned by the Indians September 19, 1677, his wife wounded, and he and one child were captured and taken to Canada, whence he returned the next year. Their home was at Hatfield, Mass. The renowned Rev. Jonathan Dickinson, the First President of Princeton College, was a nephew of Obadiah Dickinson.


  1. SARAH.
  2. NOADIAH, born at Wethersfield, Conn., Aug. 2, 1694.
  3. MEHITABEL, born at Wethersfield, June 16,1696; married

Nathaniel Frary.

Descendents of Nathaniel Dickinson, Compiled by Addie M. Dickinson and The Dickinson Association with Merton F. Dickson, President, Private Printing, 1955.
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Mehitable Dickinson's Timeline

October 18, 1663
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts
April 13, 1667
Age 3
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
June 11, 1696
Age 32
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Age 35
Of Billericay, Essex, England
Age 37
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 37
Glastonbury, Hartford, CT
October 13, 1914
Age 38
October 27, 1922
Age 38
Hadley, Hampshire, Mass