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Mary Hinkley (Richards)

Also Known As: "Mary Hinckley"
Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England
Death: June 24, 1659 (38)
Barnstable, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Place of Burial: Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Richards, II and Wealthean Richards (Loring), Accused Witch
Wife of Thomas Hinckley, Governor of Plymouth Colony
Mother of Mary Prince (Hinckley); Sarah Glover; Melatiah Crocker; Hannah Glover; Samuel Hinckley and 3 others
Sister of Thomas Richards; Joseph Richards; Margaret Warren; Benjamin Richards; John Richards and 7 others

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About Mary Hinkley

Her parents have been given as Mary Richards daughter of Thomas of Weymouth and dau. of Richard and Welthian (Loring) Richards of Weymouth, Mass and daughter of THOMAS RICHARDS and WELTHIAN [RICHARDS].

MARY AND JOHN, Thomas Chubb, Master. She sailed from Plymouth, England, March 20, with one hundred and forty passengers from the counties of Somerset, Dorset, and Devon under the patronage of the Reverend John White. She arrived at Nantasket 30 May 1630, and all the passengers settled at Mattapan which was renamed Dorchester. There is no list of the emigrants, but the following persons are believed to have come in this ship according to evidences from contemporary authorities. All settled at Dorchester, MA.

THOMAS RICHARDS, of Pitminster, Somerset, England, Mrs. Welthian Richards, John Richards, James Richards, Mary Richards, Anne Richards, and Alice Richards.

(The Planters of The Commonwealth in Massachusetts, 1620-1640, page 90)

01 Apr 1694 mentioned as deceased in the will of her brother John.

(A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans Vol 3, page 9-13)


'Mary Richards

Born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA on 1629

to Thomas Richards and Welthian Loring.

Mary married Thomas Hinckley and had 8 children.

She passed away on 1659 in Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA.

Family Members


Thomas Richards 1596-1651

Welthian Loring 1602-1679


Thomas Hinckley 1618-1705


Mary Hinckley 1644-1698

Sarah Hinckley 1646-1686

Meletiah Hinckley 1648-1714

Hannah Hinckley 1652-1730

Samuel Hinckley 1651-1697

Thomas Hinckley 1654-1688

Bathshua Hinckley 1657-1718

Mehitable Hinckley 1658-1704 '

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Mary Hinkley's Timeline

November 16, 1620
Pitminster, South Trendle, county Somerset, England
November 4, 1646
Age 25
Barnstable Village, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
November 25, 1648
Age 28
Barnstable, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
March 15, 1651
Age 30
Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, United States
February 14, 1653
Age 32
Barnstable, Cape Cod (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
December 5, 1654
Age 34
Barnstable, MA
April 15, 1657
Age 36
Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, United States
March 24, 1659
Age 38
Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
June 24, 1659
Age 38
Barnstable, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)