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Henry Hendley

Male 1770 - 1807  (36 years)


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  • Name Henry Hendley  [1, 2, 3
    Born 18 Jan 1770  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 1807  At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I14454  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 

    Family Esther Miller,   b. Bef 29 Aug 1775 
    Married 27 Dec 1795  [4
    Children 
    +1. Esther Southmayd Hendley
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F9011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[C]ame to Middletown in 1791. He was a tanner by trade and worked for Samuel Frothingham during the summer and followed the sea in the winter. He was lost at sea in 1807. He formed one of the crew of the brig Marlboro, of Glastonbury, Wadsworth, master. On her passage from St. Croix to Middletown, she foundered at sea and all on board perished." [History of Middlesex County, Connecticut, citation details below.]

      Said by some to have been a son of William Hendley of the Boston Tea Party.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1439] Sayre Family: Lineage of Thomas Sayre, a Founder of Southampton by Theodore Melvin Banta. New York, 1901.

    2. [S2095] The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 1638-1888 by Samuel P. May. Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890.

    3. [S2105] A History of the Starr Family of New England, From the Ancestor, Dr. Comfort Starr, of Ashford, County of Kent, England, Who Emigrated to Boston, Mass., in 1635 by Burgis Pratt Starr. Hartford, Connecticut: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1879.

    4. [S2096] History of Middlesex County, Connecticut, with Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men. New York: J. B. Beers & Co., 1884.