Category Archives: 10th Generation

Charles Hynson

Charles Hynson (1663-1711) was born in Kent County, Maryland in 1663. He was one of  three sons of Thomas Hinson (1620-1667) and Grace who immigrated to Virginia in the 1640s.   Charles’ father was a prominent early settler on the Eastern … Continue reading

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Colonel John Hynson

John Hynson (about 1646-1705) — later known as Colonel John Hynson –was born into an English family that first immigrated to Virginia and later settled in Maryland in 1651.  He was the second born son among two brothers and two … Continue reading

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Francis Shepherd

Francis Shepherd  (1646-1692) was born about 1646 probably in England and it is not definitely known when he first came to Maryland and to Talbot County.  He may have been the son of William Shepherd and Mary who came by … Continue reading

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William Clayton Pre-1665

This William Clayton (pre-1665) is enigmatic.  He is probably the father of William Clayton documented to be born about 1655 and the grandfather of William Clayton and Solomon Clayton who served in the Lower House of Maryland.  Each of these … Continue reading

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Hermann Betzer

Hermann Betzer (Bitzer, Pitzer) was born in 1669 in Hachenburg, Germany.  Under horrific ill conditions, he emigrated by sea with other Palatines in search of a new life. Hermann settled in the East Camp, known as Germantown, NY where he … Continue reading

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Stephen Bordley

Stephen Bordley (1637-1695) was christened at Tunstall, Lancaster, England on January 1, 1637.  There was a siege on Thurland Castle which lay it in ruin when Stephen was only about six years old. His father William Bordley (1605-1669) and his … Continue reading

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