Daniel Hitchins Sr.

Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Hitchins Sr. was born in 1606, in Gloucestershire, England, his father, Gyles Hitchings, was 44 and his mother, Alice Trotman, was 34. He married Mrs Daniel Hitchings about 1631, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Daniel Hitchins Sr.
Mrs Daniel Hitchings
Marriage: about 1631
Thomas Hutchins
Joseph Hutchins
Daniel Hutchins Jr.

Spouse and Children

about 1631
England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Gyles Hitchings


    Alice Trotman




World Events (4)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 14

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

Age 36

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 82

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hitchens .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nutfield Genealogy: Surname Saturday ~ HITCHINGS of Lynn, Massachusetts
  • England, select births
  • Danell Hitchings, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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