William Hindy

Male1690–October 1729

Brief Life History of William

William Hindy was born in 1690, in Staunton, Worcestershire, England as the son of William Hendy. He married Elizabeth about 1709, in Staunton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in October 1729, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Staunton, Worcestershire, England.

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Family Time Line

William Hindy
Marriage: about 1709
Thomas Hendy
Ann Hendy
Elizabeth Hendy
Joan Hindy
William Hindy
Joseph Hindy

Sources (1)

  • William Hinds, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1709Staunton, Worcestershire, England
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (1)

    1720 · South Sea Bubble

    Age 30

    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

    Name Meaning

    Muslim: ethnic name for someone from India, from Arabic Hindī ‘Indian’.

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

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