|Birthplace:||Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England|
|Death:||Died in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts|
|Place of Burial:||Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts|
Son of John Haynes, Sr. and Alice Haynes
|Occupation:||A linen weaver, he came to America in 1638 on the ship "Confidence", Linen weaver|
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Series 1, Volume 3, Genealogical Notes Excerpted from "Our English Parent Towns", Page 681
Semley is a parish in Wiltshire, four and three fourths miIes from Hindon (S. by W.), and about the same distance E.N.E. from Shaftsbury or Shaston in Dorsetshire and in the vicinity of Sutton Mandeville and Wardour Castle. Elizabeth, the daughter of Walter Hayme named in the will, probably was the daughter that married Roger Goard, and remained in England, named in her father's will made 25 May, 1659, proved 4 April, 1665.
Thomas, Suffraine and Mary, the only other children of Walter born at the date of his mother's will, came to New England with their parents in 1638. Semley church has been restored, and a recent visit at Semley and at Sutton Mandeville developed no footprints of the Hayne family of 1620.
The marriage of John Hayne and Alice Lambert, 23d October, 1575, is found on the Sherburne, Dorset, register, and which may be the marriage of Walter Hayne's parents. Walter Hayne's family in England seem to have belonged to the one writing themselves Hayne and Haine The name being written Hayme in this will proves little as to its correct spelling, the scribes of that day being frequently in error. In the Sudbury Records and by the descendants of Walter, the founder of the Sudbury family, the name is invariably spelled Haynes, and was so written by Walter himself when signing his will.
Important Dates in Sudbury's History to 1850
1633 – William Wood surveys Sudbury Valley. Describes land in New England’s Prospect.
Smallpox epidemic wipes out much of the area’s Native American population.
1637 – Watertown residents petition the Massachusetts General Court to settle a new plantation in the area.
1638 – (June) Ship “Confidence” arrives from England with fifteen of Sudbury’s future families.
(September 6) Sudbury land grant issued by General Court. The five-mile grant included lands in modern Wayland, Sudbury and northern Framingham.
(Fall) First houses or lean-tos erected on east side of Sudbury River.
1639 – (Spring) Sudbury’s first mill erected by Thomas Cakebread.
(September 4) General Court orders that “the newe Plantation by Concord shall be called Sudbury”, as Sudbury becomes the nineteenth incorporated town of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1640 – Sudbury church organized; Rev. Edmund Brown becomes first minister.
General Court adds a one-mile land grant to Sudbury’s south side.
1643 – First meeting house completed. Bridge built over the river and land grants on the west side are assigned.
1649 – General Court adds two more miles of land to Sudbury’s west side.
1660 – First grist mill erected on Hop Brook, on the west side of the river, by Thomas and Peter Noyes.
Deputy to the General Court, 1641, 1644, 1648, 1651 HAYNES, Walter Birth Date: 1583 Birth Place: Eng, Massachusetts Volume: 76 Page Number: 160 Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.): 31 Jan 1916, 5198; 17 Apr 1916, 5446; 10 Oct 1917, 1840; 16 Apr 1917, 7250; 19 Jan 1921, 8593; 14 Feb 1921, 8593; 4 May 1921, 8687; 18 Apr 1923, 419; 4 Jun 1923, 595; 6 Jun 1923, 419; 17 Sep 1923, 419; 5 Dec 1923, 1144; 15 Dec 1924, 2384; 16 Jun 1925, 2861; 29 Jun 1927, 5588; 10 Apr 1929, 8275
HAYNES, Walter Birth Date: 1583 Birth Place: Volume: 76 Page Number: 160 Biographical Info: Eng, Em, weaver Bennett and Allied Families: addenda to Bullard and Allied Families. By Edgar J. Bullard. Detroit, 1931. (37p.):25 Directory of the Ancestrial Heads of New England Families. Comp. By Frank R. Holmes. New York, 1923. (274p.):113
HAYNES, Walter Birth Date: 1583 Birth Place: Eng, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, line weaver, rep. Volume: 76 Page Number: 160 A Record Of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Ed. By Ezra S. Stearns. New York, 1908. (4v.): 1030
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index, 1648-1870 Surname Given Name Location Date Subject Number Haynes Walter Sudbury 1665 Will 10939 Haynes Walter Sudbury 1829 Administration 10940
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index, 1871-1909 (Part A-K) Surname Given Name City Date Subject Number Haynes Walter Townsend 1890 Will 28641
Walter Haynes found in:
Passenger and Immigration Index, 1500s-1900s Place: Massachusetts Year: 1638 Age: 55 Primary immigrant: Haynes, Walter Accompanying family members: Wife Eliza; Daughter Suffrance; Daughter Mary; Son Josias; Son Thomas; Son John Permanent entry number: 4470737 Source publication code: 6799.25 Source publication page number: 206 Source publication: POPE, CHARLES HENRY. The Pioneers of Massachusetts, A Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the Colonies, Towns and Churches, and other Contemporaneous Documents. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998. 550p. Source annotation: Most are date and port of arrival; some are date and place of settlement in Massachusetts. Name of ship, place of origin, occupation, and other genealogical data pertaining to will administration may also be provided.
Walter Haynes found in:
Passenger and Immigration Index, 1500s-1900s Place: Massachusetts Year: 1638 Age: 55 Primary immigrant: Haynes, Walter Permanent entry number: 2419231 Source publication code: 263 Source publication page number: 195 Source publication: BANKS, CHARLES EDWARD. The Planters of the Commonwealth; a Study of the Emigrants and Emigration in Colonial Times: To Which Are Added Lists of Passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the Ships which Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their Settlement in Massachusetts, 1620-1640. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. 231p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1961. Repr. 1984. Source annotation: Part 1, pp. 1-43, is a study of emigration to New England in colonial times; part 2, pp. 45-207, lists passengers and the ships they arrived on (3,600 passengers on 213 ships). From the Custom House records of English ports. Much of the information is contained in nos. 7906 and 7907, Savage; nos. 1672 and 1674, Drake; and no. 3283, Hotten.
Please note the following sources:
Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical, The American Historical Society, Inc., pgs. 32-36. New England Historical and & Genealogical Register 0000, Vol. II pg. 8 New England Historical and & Genealogical Register 1859, Vol. XIII pg. 261 New England Historical and & Genealogical Register 1885, Vol. XXXIX pgs. 263-264 New England Historical and & Genealogical Register 1893, Vol. XLVII pgs. 71-75 New England Historical and & Genealogical Register 0000, Vol. LXVII pgs. 295-297 Call # Gc 929.2 H331601 N
THE PIONEERS OF MASSACHUSETTS, Pgs. 205-206 HAINES, HAYNES, HAINE, HAYNE
Probate Record No. 10,939, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Harrington, Ruth Haddox Harrington-Heath Heritage, Taylor Publishing Company, 1984, p. 33-35.
Puritan Village by Sumner Chilton Powell, Wesleyan Press, Middletown, CT, 1963.
Sudbury, Massachusetts Vital Records
The Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s Vol. II, Lineage Records, pgs. 197, 234
Walter Haynes of Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England and Sudbury, Massachusetts and His Descendants 1583-1928, Edited by Frances Haynes, Publication Assistant, Frederic Marshall Haynes, Record Publishing Company, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1929, pgs. 57-58
Weis, Frederick Lewis. 1000 New England Ancestors of Frank Chester Harrington and Leora (Leighton) Harrington. Worcester, MA; privately printed, 1958, pgs. 120-121
Whitman, History of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company; S.W.C., Index, 1922, p. 232
William Richard Cutter, A. M., New England Families, Vol. IV, Genealogical and Memorial, 1913 pgs. 1905, 1965-1966
Decendants of Walter Haynes and Peter Noyes of Sudbury, Mass. Printed in Boston by David Clapp & Son, 115 High Street, 1893
The Wells Family by D.W. Norris and H. A. Feldman, printed by The Cramer-Krasselt Co. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1942
THE PIONEERS OF MASSACHUSETTS Pg. 205-206 HAINES, HAYNES, HAINE, HAYNE
Walter, linen weaver, age 55, from Sutton Mandifield, Co. Wilts., came in the Confidence in 1638 with wife Eliza; sons under 16 years of age, Thomas, John and Josias; daus. Suffrance and Mary; and servants John Blandford, John Riddet and Richard Biddle-come. Settled at Sudbury. Selectman, 1639. Com. to end small causes, 1645. Deputy, 1641. A Thomas H. d. at Sud. 28 July, 1640. He d., 14 Feb. 1664. Will dated 25 May 1659, codicil March 4, 1663-4, prob. April 4, 1665, beq. to wife Elizabeth; sons Thomas, John and Josiah; son-in-law Thomas Noyes; to son-in-law Roger Gourd and my dan, his wife, a tenement in Shaston, Dorsetshire, Eng. See will of Alice H., perhaps mother of Walter, in Reg. XXXIX, 263.
List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant of the 11th April" Columns represent*: First Name, Last Name, Name of the place each lived prior to the voyage, Occupation, Age, Name of the place where they settled Accompanied by (relationship, name, age, place each lived prior to the voyage, occupation).
Walter Hayne, 55, of Sutton Mandeville, Wilts, linen weaver, Settled Sudbury Accompanied by: his wife: Elizabeth their sons: Thomas, John and Josias under 16 and daughters: Suffrance and Mary 5 and servants: John Blanford 27 John Riddet 26 Richard Bidlcombe 16
Peter Noyce, 47, of Penton, Hants, yeoman, Settled Watertown Accompanied by: son: Thomas 15 daughter: Elizabeth and servants: Robert Davis 30 John Rutter 22 Margaret Davis 26
Ryan Jackson, America's First Families http://genforum.genealogy.com/haynes/messages/1729.html
WALTER HAYNES FAMILY
The Haynes family is a very old one, and the early records have been carefully preserved by one John Haynes, born in 1684, who wrote an account of the families of his great-grandparents, Walter Haynes and Peter Noyes. The account was written later than 1772, since that date is mentioned, and was probably prepared when the writer was nearly ninety years old. Copies of the original document have been handed down from generation to generation and are in the possession of representatives of the family still living.
Walter Haynes, immigrant ancestor, was born in England in 1583, in the town of Sutton, Mandeville, in the County of Wilts. He owned a house and out buildings in the village of Shaston, on the Island of Purbeck, in the southeastern part of Dorsetshire. He was a weaver by trade, and, like many other courageous and enterprising spirits, decided to try his fortune in the New World, even though he had reached the age of fifty-five years. In 1638, with his wife, his sons, Thomas, John and Josiah, all under sixteen years of age, and daughters, Suffrance and Mary, he sailed from Southampton, England, bound for New England, the land of larger opportunities. In due course of time they arrived on the ship "Confidence," and settled first at Watertown. About a year later, however, he, with several others, obtained a grant for a township named Sudbury, and on December 22, 1639, he settled upon the new site. The new community prospered, and Walter Haynes and his family became active and prominent citizens. He was made a freeman in 1640, was representative in the years 1641-44-48-51; and was one of the selectmen of Sudbury for ten years. He died February 14, 1665, aged eighty-two years, he and his wife Elizabeth, having reared a family of six children: Thomas; John; Josiah, of further mention; Suffrance; Mary; and another who remained in England.
Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical-Genealogical, The American Historical Society, Inc., pgs. 32-36.
"Walter Haynes was a linen weaver. He was admitted a freeman 13 May 1641. He represented the town of Sudbury in the Massachusetts General Court (the Colonial legislature) in the years 1641, 1644, 1648 and 1651, and served as selectman of Sudbury for ten years. His first home was transposed into a frontier fort in the siege of Sudbury during King Philip's War in 1676. The house stood for two centuries thereafter and is referred to in the records as 'Mr. Haynes' old house' and as the 'Haynes Garrison House.' An original painting of the house is reproduced in Hudson's History of Sudbury at page 224. Walter Haynes died at Sudbury on 14 Feb. 1665."
Weis, Frederick Lewis. 1000 New England Ancestors of Frank Chester Harrington and Leora (Leighton) Harrington. Worcester, MA; privately printed, 1958, pg 120-121.
HAYNES Walter.1 The following, dated " Southamton 24 April 1638," is from a list of names of passengers of the ship " Confidence," intended for New England. " Walter Haynes, Sutton mandifield, Co. of Wilts, Linnen Weaver, age 55, Eliza his wife, Thomas, John, Josiah, their sonnes under 16 years of age, Suffrance, and Mary, their daughters, beside 3 servants." Most of the passengers ot the "Confidence" settled at Sudbury, Mass. He is found in a list from the town records of Sudbury, as being of the early granters or settlers who went to the Sudbury Plantation about 1638 or 1639. He was a prominent person in the community and had a house by the meadow margin when in 1676 it was used as a garrison and which early in town history was called " Mr. Haynes old house." He was made a freeman 13 May 1641, and was a Representative for the years 1641-44-48-51, Selectman for ten years. His will of 25 May 1659 and Proved 4 Apr. 1665 mentions his wife Elizabeth, son Thomas, who is away from home, and never married; John, who is made executor; and Josiah, daughters Suffrance, wife of Josiah Treadaway ; Mary, wife of Thomas Noyes, beside a daughter, Goard and son-in-law Roger Goard to which he devises a tenement at Shaston in Dorsetshire. This family uniformly spell the name with an i instead of a y, thus, " Haines." The Inventory of his estate amounted to £495:18:10. His wife died at Sudbury, 15 June 1659. He died probably at Sudbury, 14 Feb. 1664/5.
Suffrance,* b. in England before 1620, m. Josiah Threadway. Mary,* b. in England, before 1620, m. (i) before 1657, Thomas Noyes, d. 7 Dec. 1666; m. (2) Bacon.f Elizabeth,* b. in England before 1620, m. Roger Goard in England, d. prob, in England. Thomas,* b. in England before 1620. Never married. John, t b. in England about 1621, m. Dorothy Noyes, 13 Oct. 1642; d. 6 March 1697. Josiah,}: b. in England; m. Elizabeth (Noyes ?f) Freeman, 13 Nov. i6; d. between 31 Jan. and 4 July 1698.
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Will of Walter Haynes Will dated: 5-25-1659 Codicil: 3-4-1663/64 Probate: 4-4-1665
In the name of god amen. The twenty fift of may one thousand six hundred fifty nyne, after casting my selfe upon the free grace of god in crist Jesus for my eternall well beinge in the life to come not knowing the day of my death being striken in age desiring to put my hous in order knowing I must shortly put of this fryll Tabernaclle Doe constitut and make this my last will and Testement in manner and form following.
I Walter Hayns of Sudbury in the County of Middlesex in New England first I doe give to my wife Elizabeth my hous whet in I now doe dwell with the orchards barn outhouses and also all the thirty three acres whet on the sayd houses stand as well broake up as unboroke up during her the sayd Elizabeth my wife her naturall life and after the deceas of Elizabeth my wife my will is that my sayd houses barns orchards and all and every perticular of the sayd thirty three acres shall remaine and be to my sonn Josiah Hayns his heirs for ever as his or their proper inheritance. Allso I doe give and bequeath to my sonn John Hayns all the lands in Sudbury which wer sometim owned by my sonn Thomas Hayns to him the sayd John Hayns and his heirs for ever. Allso I doe give to my sonn John Hayns my eleven acres of medow in a medow called pine medow with the twenty acres of up land on the south syd of the sayd medow and also two acres of medow lying in a strynge on the east end of the aforsayd medow which sayd strynge of medow doth extend and reach to the cart way by the great river medow and allso ten acres of upland on the north east syd of wallnut hill with two llittell peices of medow contayninge about four acres be it more or less lying in the west end of the medow called pauntrey medow all which sayd medows uplands with all rights and privileges and apurtenances apertayning to the sayd lands given to my sonn John Hayns my will is that they shall remain to him his heirs executors adminestrators for ever and furter I doe give and bequeath to my sonn John Hayns the full one half of my great lot in the new grant to him and his heirs for ever, Allso I did give and doe now give to my sonn John Hayns and his heirs or assigns a certayn parcell of rnedow in the great river medow being ten acres be it more or less with all rights belonging to the sayd medow and the sayd medow Joyneth to the cow pastur of THOMAS KEYES and lyeth north of a peice of medow of THOMAS GOODENOW. Allso I will and bequeath to my sonn JOHN HAYNS his heirs and assigns the full one half of my medow lying and being on the great river in Sudbury that is to say half the peice of medow lying east of the hous of Thomas Phipen John Hayns and my own now dweling hous and my will is that my sonn JOHN HAYNS shall have the north side of the sayd great river medow and allso I will and bequeath to my sayd sonn JOHN HAYNS and his heirs for ever all and singular the privilliges apurtenances comanages liberty immunities in Sudbury belonginge to the sayd lands to hirne bequeathed, or what soever rights to any further derision not yet devided that is to say his proportionble share according to the lands and meadow he the sayd JOHN HAYNS my sonn is by me the sayd WALTER HAYNS stated in.
Secondly I doe will and bequeath to my sonn Josiah Hayns his heirs and assigns for ever a certayn parcel of medow eontayning by estemation tenn acres by it more or less lying in a medow called rudge medow having the medow of Henry Loker on the south. And allso I doe will and bequeath to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs and assigns a certayn parcell of medow called by us the sayd line medow having the medow of JOHN MOORS on the south east. Allso I doe will and bequeath to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs and assigns all my medow m a medow called flaxe medow. And allso I will and bequeath to him the sayd JOSIAH HAYNS the full one half of my medow in the great river medow having my now dwelling hous and the hous of JOHN HAYNS my sonn one the west. My will is that my sayd son JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs or assigns shall for ever injoy the south part of the sayd medow. Allso as formerly I have given so I doe now give to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs and assigns my old hous lott on the east syd of Sudbury river contaynng by estemation six acres be it more or less. And allso I will and bequeath to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs and assigns for ever a certain pareell of land contayning by estemation sixtine acres be it more or less lying one the east syd of Sudbury river having the lands of THOMAS KING on the south and the great river medow one the west. Allso I will and bequath to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS his heirs and assigns a certayn pareell of land contayning by estemation four acres lying on the north east syd of GOODMANS HILL and allso I will and bequeath to my sonn JOSIAH HAYNS the full one halle of my new grant lot the other halle of the sayd lot being disposed to my sonn JOHN HAYNS all which houses barns out houses hous lots improved lands and unimproved lands medows pasturs comons and comonage privilliges rights or apurtenances or lands unlayd out belongng to me the sayd WALTER HAYNS. I the sayd WALTER HAYNS doe give unto JOSIAH HAYNS my sonn his heirs and assigns for ever all the rights privilliges apurtennces immunities belonging to the lands and medows all redy devised and given to him the sayd JOSIAH HAYNS my sonn formerly or in this my now will.
Item. As I the sayd WALTER HAYNS have formerly given six acres of upland to my sonn in law THOMAS NOYES his heirs and assigns for ever which sayd upland lyeth one the east syd of the now dwelling hous of the sayd THOMAS NOYES so I the sayd WALTER HAYNS doe now give all and singu1lar the sayd six acres of upland with all apurtenances for ever to THOMAS NOYES or his assigns.
And wher as I the sayd WALTER HAYNS am at present posest of catell mars colts in stufe toolles moveable goods I give and bequeath to Elizabeth my wife during her natural life. All the cattell horses mars and colts in stufe moveable goods that I the sayd WALTER HAYNS husband to the sayd Elizabeth Hayns shall be lawfully possest of at my decess to her the sayd Elizabeth during her naturall life excepting my wearing apparrill which I will and bequeath wholy to my sonn JOHN HAYNS. And my will is that what so ever cattell horses mars and colts in stufe tools or moveables what so ever thay may sayd wife Elizabeth shall dye seased of my will is that my four children in New England shall have it equally derided amongst them or if it shall soe be that I the sayd WALTER HAYNS should out live my wife Elizabeth that then my will is that my wholl moveable estate cattell and horses colts or out stufe or in stufe shall be equally devided to my foure children in New England as afor sayd as to JOHN HAYNS to JOSIAH HAYNS to SUFFRANNY TREDDOWAY and MARY NOYES to every one an equall.
And furthermore having let a deed or an infeofment in the hands of my son in law ROGER GOURD of a hous or tenement in the Town of Shaston in Doset sheir in old England as the sayd deed doth more fully express my will is that I will and bequeath the sayd deed eases tenements or what so ever may be atayned by the sayd deed to my daughter GOURD and her heirs for ever. For the performance and well ordering and disposeing of this my will I ordayn and constitute my sonn JOHN HAYNS my solle executor.
Signed with mine own hand. WALTER HAYNS
Signed again by mee this 4th of March 1663 or 1664. WALTER HAYNS. Witnessed by John Blanford, Thomas Goodnow, Thomas Plimton, and Edward Wright.
Probate Record No. 10,939, Middlesex County, Mass. Harrington, Ruth Haddox Harrington-Heath Heritage. Taylor Publishing Company, 1984, p. 33-35.
Sutton Mandeville in Wiltshire is just a few miles from Shaftesbury in Dorset.
The Haynes family immigrated to the New Colony of Massachusetts aboard the "Confidence" in 1638. Walter, aged 55 years, with wife Elizabeth and sons Thomas, John, Josias, all under years and daughters Suffrance and Mary and three servants.
He also owned a house and out-buildings in the village of Shaston, situated in the island of Purbeck, in the south-eastern portion of Dorsetshire. He, with family and servants, arrived in Boston in 1638, in ship Confidence (see Savage, also Register vol. ii. p. 108). In the same ship came Peter Noyes, yeoman, of Penton, county of Southampton, with children and servants.
Walter Haynes was a linen weaver, and was 55 years of age when he came to this country. About a year after his arrival, he with others removed from Watertown, having obtained a grant for a township named Sudbury, where they settled Dec. 22, 1639. He was made freeman 1640, was representative in the years 1641, 1644, 1648 and 1651, and was one of the Selectmen of Sudbury for ten years.
His will of May, 25, 1659, mentions wife Elizabeth and four of his surviving children. Estate records of Walter Haynes, (Middlesex South Probate records) dated 25 May 1659, proved 4 Apr 1665, show his daughter's last name as Treadway (Treddoway).
- Occupation: linen weaver
- Emigration: CONFIDENCE, of London, two hundred tons, John Gibson, Master. She sailed from Southampton the last of April,
by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant of the 11th of April,1638.
Birth: 1583 Sutton Manderville Wiltshire, England Death: Feb. 14, 1665 Sudbury Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA
Walter Haynes was born in Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England, in 1583. He was one of seven children of John Haynes & Alice Lambert. He married Elizabeth, parentage unknown, about 1612, in England. The couple had six children, all born in England. When Walter took his family to New England, his oldest daughter, Elizabeth, who was already married, remained in England with her husband.
The rest of the family, Walter, Elizabeth, John, Josias, Sufferance and Mary, sailed from Southampton on April 24, 1638 on the ship "Confidence", and arrived in Boston, Walter gave his occupation as linen weaver and his age as 55. Walter's son John had possibly come to Massachusetts the year before and stayed in Watertown with his aunt, Elizabeth Read. Also traveling with Walter, and listed as "servants", were John Blandford, 27; John Riddet, 26 and Richard Biddlecombe, 16. Another passenger on that ship was Peter Noyes, who would help Haynes govern the Town of Sudbury for many years. After spending a year in Watertown, in 1639, Walter was granted land in the new settlement of Sudbury. Haynes was elected to the first board of selectmen in 1639, and served for ten years. He represented the town at the General Court four different years. He was one of the first settlers to build on the west side of the Sudbury River, which house was probably the "Haynes Garrison" during King Philip's War.
Walter wrote and dated his will on May 25, 1659. In it, he mentions his wife Elizabeth, whose death was recorded in Sudbury on June 15, 1659, son Thomas "away from home", sons Josias and John, who is made executor, daughters Sufferance wife of Josiah Treadway, and Mary, wife of Thomas Noyes. He also disposed of a tenement in Shaston, Dorsetshire, England, willing it to the daughter who stayed in England, Elizabeth Gourd. Walter died in Sudbury on February 14, 1665, and his will was proved on April 4, 1665.
Spouse: Elizabeth Haynes (1585 - 1659)* Children: John Haynes (1621 - 1665)*
- Calculated relationship
Created by: Ken Smith Record added: Apr 13, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 88450597 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88450597
More information about Walter Haynes and his descendants can be found in the book Walter Haynes of Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England and Sudbury, Massachusetts and his descendants 1583-1928, edited by Frances Haynes in 1929, which is available at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89062873237
Walter Haynes's Timeline
February 14, 1583
Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England
Shaftesbury, Shaston, Dorset, England
January 5, 1616
Shaftesbury, Shaston, Dorset, England
Probably in Wiltshire, England
Sutton, Wiltshire, Manville, Eng.
September 11, 1620
Shaston, Dorset, England
January 24, 1621
Sutton, Wiltshire, , England
Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, England
Sutton, Wiltshire, England