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About Eglin Foster

Eglin Hatherly

  • Birth: 8 Jun 1586 in Fremington, Devon, , England
  • Death: 1666 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • Parents: Hatherleigh (1542 – 1615), Elinor Tanner (1552 – 1637)
  • Married: Hopestill Leland (1580 – 1655)

Children:

  1. Experience 1623 – 1647
  2. Henry 1625 – 1680
  3. Lydia 1640 - 1700

Eglin (Eglyne) Hatherley, bapt. 8 June 1586 at Winkleigh (Devon), dau. of Robert and Elinor (---) Hatherley, died after January 1653/4, when she was named in the will of her 3rd husband.

She md (1) before about 1609 --- Downe; (2) 21 March 1611 at Fremington (Devon) Jeffrey Hanford, who was buried 12 May 1626 at Alverdiscott (Devonshire); (3) 15 December 1637 at Scituate (Massachusetts) Richard Sillis.

Eglin Hanford (40) and her daughters Margaret (16) and Elizabeth (14) arrived in Plymouth on thePlanter in 1635 (there is no record of her arriving with her parents or a spouse or any other date on the Winthrop Society website http://www.winthropsociety.com/ships.php)

More About Eglin Hatherly:

More About Eglin Hatherly and Timothy Foster:

Marriage: 1588, England.

More About Eglin Hatherly and Jeffrey Hanford:

Marriage: 31 Mar 1611, Fremington Devon England.

Sources

Elgin Hanford (Hatherly), came to the United States in 1635, arriving in Boston on June 7th with two of Thomas' siblings on the ship "Planter" - Margaret, sixteen, and Elizabeth, fourteen. The ship's captain was Master Nicolas Travice and sailed from London England April 8, 1635. The passenger list identified her as being 46 years old of Fremington, Devon. It has been written that the Rev. Thomas Hanford followed his mother Elgin at a later date in order to finish his studies in England. Elgin is named in historical documents as one of the Pioneers of Massachusetts.

Elgin Hanford's brother was Timothy Hatherly, a founder of Scituate, MA who came to America on the ship 'Anne' in 1623. He traveled back and forth from England and Plymouth on several occasions, settling permanently in Scituate in 1634. Hatherly was one of a group of investors who helped to finance the maiden voyage of the Mayflower. The group is referred to as the "Merchant Adventurers".


Born in Suffolk, England on 1586 to Robert Hatherly and Elinor Tanner.

Elgin married Timothy Foster and had a child.            Elgin married Hugh Hanford and had a child.        Elgin married Jeffrey Hanford.          Elgin married Hopestill Leland and had 3 children.         Elgin married Richard Sealis.                 Elgin married Theophilus Hanford and had a child.
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Eglin Foster's Timeline

1586
June 8, 1586
Fremington, Devon, England
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Devon, England
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Co Devon, Eng
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Devon, England
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Co Devon, Eng
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Co Devon, Eng
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Co Devon, Eng
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Co Devon, Eng
June 8, 1586
Winkleigh, Devon, England
1609
1609
Age 22
London, London, England