James Haynes of Southold

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James Haynes

Also Known As: "Hains", "Haines", "Hynds", "Haynes", "Hinde", "Hinds"
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: March 1653 (40)
Southhold, Long Island (Present Suffolk County), New Netherlands (Present New York)
Place of Burial: Southold, Suffolk County, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Mary Haynes
Father of John Hines; Benjamin Haines; James Hinds, Jr.; Thomas Haines and Mary Hinds

Occupation: cooper
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About James Haynes of Southold

The progenitor of the Hinds: family (spelled variously as Hains, Haines, Hynds, Haynes & Hindes in the records) came to America about or shortly before 1637 when first mention of him is made in Salem, MA. The First Congregational Church there records him as a member Dec. 25, 1637.

JAMES HINDS, born England, died (Southold Town records) before Nov. 9, 1655 (his will dated Mar. 1, 1652 and inventoried on the date in 1655), married Mary Knight, the daughter of John & Ann Knight of Newbury, MA who arrived in Boston June 3, 1635 on the ship "James". John Knight died in Newbury, MA Feb. 27, 1677. Mary Knight Hinds married (2) after May 26 (probably in June) 1656, Ralph Dayton of Southold, MA.


  • JOHN, baptized Aug. 28, 1639
  • James, (1) baptized Aug. 2, 1641, died young
  • Benjamin, baptized Aug. 26, 1643
  • Mary, baptized Feb. 19, 1646
  • James, (2) baptized Dec. 27, 1647
  • Jonathan, baptized Apr. 11, 1648 (Twin)
  • Sarah, baptized Apr. 11, 1648 (Twin)
  • Thomas, baptized Mar. 4, 1651

JOHN HINDS, baptized Aug. 28, 1639 Salem, MA, died soon after Mar. 9, 1720 (date of his will which indicates he was quite sick) in Lancaster, Worchester Co., MA, married (1)(name not recorded) and had: One son:


He married (2) Feb. 9, 1682 Lancaster, MA, Mary, widow of James Butler of Lancaster. It is thought James Hinds first went to Woburn, then to Lancaster and then to Brookfield. It was in Brookfield that he was granted 62 acres of land; another 137 acres out of town along the Nashaway River and along a brook that crossed James Butler's land; and another piece South East of Rattlesnake Hill. In April 1704 he served under John Moore at the garrison in Lancaster. Children: (by Mary Butler Hinds)


-JAMES HINDS probably born in England around 1610. He was in Salem Mass. in 1637, when he was admitted as a freeman. He married in 1638 Mary ( ). They soon moved to Southold Long Island, which is a fishing village on the Northeast coast of Long Island. He was a cooper, which means he made wooden barrels. Most fish were salted and shipped in barrels in those times.

           James and Mary had the following children
                                      *John born  28 Aug 1639
                               James bapt   2 Aug 1641
                         Benjamin bapt 26 Aug 1643
                              Mary   bapt 19 Feb 1646
                               James bapt 27 Dec 1647/8
                           Jonathan bapt 11 Apr 1648
                                Sarah bapt 11 Apr 1648
                              Thomas bapt  4 Mar 1651 James was a member of the Salem Church, where his name was spelled, Haines, Haynes, and Hindes at various times. James died in Mar 1652/3 and left an estate valued at L123 5s 4d.

The following is the Will of James Hinds AI, James Haynes being weak in bodie, but by divine providence in perfect memorie do make this my last Will and Testament. AImpris, I doe give and bequeath that small estate the Lord hath been pleased to lend me to my loving wife Mary Haynes my children being smale for to bring them upp withall only my tooles that belong to my calling I give them all to my oldest sonn John Haynes.
A2d, My will is that my children continue with my wife till they be twenty one years of age, the older laboring to be a help to bring upp the younger, unless Providence order it otherwise that she shall dispose of herself in marriage and then shall see or have cause to put any of them to some honest trade or calling. AI leave it to her & my loving friends Mr. John Youngs, Sen : & John Herbert my overseers to dispose of, or in case she should not dispose of herself in marriage, that she finds not herselfe able to govern them, or that it bee not advantagious to the family to keep them all at home, then I leave it to her, and my aforesaid overseers to dispose of them. In testimony hereof I have sett my hand the 1 March 1652. Southold.

                               ASigned and delivered     James Hinds     James Hinds
                                 In the p=sence of us
                             Jo. Young    John Herbert

An inventorie of the goods and chattels where of James Haynes lately dyed posessed taken upon oath according to order in that behalfe the 18th of 9th m 1655.

                                                                                                                                                                                                L.  s.  d.
        Inpris. Houses and lands appertaining, 3 cows and 2 steers  50.00.00
         It. 1 calf, 2 hafers & 1 steere                                                 08.00.00
        It. 14 goats & Kidds, & 7 Swyne younge and old                 10.12.00
        It. 1 debt L7. --- 11 yds. Of Searge, 2 yds 2 n=g Searge       12.02.00  It   his wear=g cloaths, hatt, 5 pr. Sheets 12 pillow cases     11.19.00 It   2 shirts,-7 table napkins, 9 table Cloths & lynin cloths    03.08.10 It.  Fustian C pewter warming pan & frying pan                   03.02.00 It.  a bed stead C feather bed & curtains                                08.00.00                                            It.  a chest & bed stead & all other house hold goods           09.17.00 It.  10 bushells of Indian corn & 7 bushells of wheate          03.01.06 It.   6 bushells of pease C 3 loads of hay                               03.04.00
                                  Barnabas Horton
                                   Thomas  Moore  This will and inventory seem to have been recorded on the fifth day of December, 1652 in the Southold Town Records. Mary his widow married Ralph Dayton in June 1656 in Southold.   


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James Haynes of Southold's Timeline

January 19, 1613
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
August 28, 1639
Salem, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 28, 1643
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
December 27, 1647
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 4, 1651
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
March 1653
Age 40
Southhold, Long Island (Present Suffolk County), New Netherlands (Present New York)
Southold, Suffolk County, NY, United States