Mary Polly Kent

4 February 1790–
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Kent was born on 4 February 1790, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Elisha Kent III, was 27 and her mother, Alice Flynn, was 26. She married Thomas Hinckley on 9 December 1813, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Windsor, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hinckley
1781–1870
Mary Polly Kent
1790–
Marriage: 9 December 1813
Hiram Hinkley
1815–
Laura A. Hinckley
1820–1897
Charles Hinckley
1818–
Henry Hinckley
1823–1898
Alice Flynn Hinkley
1830–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1813
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

    Hiram Hinkley

    Male1815–Male

    Charles Hinckley

    Male1818–Male

    Laura A. Hinckley

    Female1820–1897Female

    Henry Hinckley

    Male1823–1898Male

    Alice Flynn Hinkley

    Female1830–1900Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 1

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 31

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kent, an ancient Celtic name. The surname is also frequent in Scotland and Ireland. In Irrerwick in East Lothian, English vassals were settled in the middle of the 12th century and in Meath in Ireland in the 13th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hinkley in household of Thomas Hinkley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Hinckley in household of Thomas Hinckley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Hinkley in household of Charles Hinkley, "United States Census, 1870"

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