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  • ID: I2091
  • Name: John HYNSON
  • Surname: Hynson
  • Given Name: John
  • Prefix: Col.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Prob late 1640s in England
  • Death: ABT 10 May 1705 in Kent County, Maryland
  • Burial: 10 May 1705 St. Paul's Parish, Kent County, Maryland
  • _UID: 5EA18F6F9731D5118680EF90A100BA0B96FB
  • Note:
    1. Came to Maryland in 1651as a child with his parents. Additional evidence of his parents are the following: a. 20 Jun 1665, Thomas Hynson Sr. conveyed to John Singleton and Richard Jones 200 acres part of a grant of 400 acres of which 200 acres formerly had been given by Thomas Hynson to his two sons Thomas and John Hynson (Talbot Co., Liber A, No. 1, folio 5); b. 21 Jun 1670 John Hynson of Chester River, Talbot County, conveyed to his brother Thomas Hynson of Talbot County tracts called Hynson Town Creek and Next Addition (Talbot Co., Liber A, No. 1, folio 109).

    Later, John Hynson became a prominent citizen of Kent County.

    2. Col. John Hynson was one of the Justices of Kent County in 1688, 1689, 1694 and 1701. He was High Sheriff of Kent County in 1683 and a member of House of Burgesses 1681-1683, 1694-1697, and 1701-1702. In 1681, he was commissioned a Lieutenant inthe Kent County Militia , Captain in 1689, and Colonel in 1694. In 1695, he was Commander of the military forces of Kent County. Col. John Hynson signed the address of the Protestants of Kent County in 1689.

    In a letter dated 25 Jul 1682, Col. Nicholas Greenberry describes John Hynson as one of "the grand leaders of the Joacobite Party".

    He signed the address of congratualtion to King William on 12 Dec 1696 as a civil and military leader of Kent County.

    3. Patented the following tracts: Bounty, 200 a 10 Nov 1696 (MPL 38:19); Hynson's Division, 876 a., 1 May 1701 (MPL 34:380); Lord's Gift, 3000 a.,10 Aug 1695 (MPL 27:362.

    21 June 1670 conveyed to his hrother, Thomas Hynson, Hynson's Town Creek and Next Addition on s. side oŁ Chester Biver and 100 a. called Hynson Towne (TALR 1:108)

    About 1701 John Hynson, Sr., conv. to his son Nathaniel Hynson, a parcel of land in Kent Co., about 400 a. The deed refers to land lately belonging to Maj. Joseph Wickes and now belonging to Joseph and Samuel Wickes, his sons (KELR JD 1:25)

    8 MAR 1702 conveyed to his sons and daughters, Stephen Bordley of the same county and his wife Anne, and William Glanville of the same county and his wife Mary, the tract called Bounty, 200 a. (KE:R JD 1:64)

    4 July 1702 gave to his grandchildren John :Rogers one heifer, Eliza Rogers a heifer, Edward Rogers one heifer, Rachell Rogers a heifer, Mary Rogers a heifer, and Nathl. Rogers a heifer, He referred to the cattle marks of their grandfiather Edward Rogers (KELR GL 1:5).

    Jolu1 Hynson ~on) {L lea~ ~ will dated 29 Dec 1704 and proved 5 June 1705. To son Joh~ exec., dwell. plant., at his dece~e to pass to grandson Johr~ Person`,lty w~ hequeathed to dau. Sarah, ~dson John af~d., dau. 33]izabe~ Rogers, dau~ J-e Hoelger, dau. Mary Glarlvill, son Nathaniell, and Stephen Bordley. Wife Ann received property which was he:rs when she was ~7 ~Cl~ld~g boy John Heath ar~d use ot plant.~~s 3 ~se'

    4. Will dated 29 Dec 1704, proved 5 Jun 1705 (Kent Co. Liber 1 folio 16)

    To son John Hynson, for life, the plantation whereon I now dwell and all the land I have in Eastern Neck; after his death to my grandson John Hynson, and to the male line of my said son John. - My just debts to be paid out of my crop of corn and tobacco, and the remainder of said crop to be equally divided between my wife and my daughter Sarah. - To my loving wife Ann Hynson all the estate that was hers at our marriage, and also a horse, household effects, &c, - Bequest of personalty to wife, to daughter Sarah Hynson, tograndson John Hynson, to daughter Elizabeth Rogers, to Mr. Stephen Bordley, to daughter Jane Holeger, & to daughter Mary Glanville, and to son Nathaniel Hynson

    5. Edward C. Papenfuse, Alan F. Day, David W. Jordan, and Gregory A. Stiverson, A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1985
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  • Change Date: 26 Apr 2006 at 11:40:29

    Father: Thomas HYNSON b: 1620/1621 in Fordham, England
    Mother: Grace

    Marriage 1 Rachel
    • Married: By 21 Jun 1670
    1. Has Children John HYNSON b: ABT 1670 in Kent County, Maryland
    2. Has Children Nathaniel HYNSON b: ABT 1679 in Kent County, Maryland
    3. Has Children Sarah HYNSON b: ABT 1685
    4. Has No Children Mary HYNSON
    5. Has Children Elizabeth HYNSON b: ABT 1692 in Kent County, Maryland
    6. Has Children Ann HYNSON
    7. Has Children Jane HYNSON

    Marriage 2 Ann
    • Married: 1693

    1. Title: Maryland Genealogies and Maryland Marriages and Genealogies, 1634-1820
    2. Title: Maryland Genealogies, Volume 2
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