Yeoman Henry HULINS, Sr
(Abt 1540-1609)


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Yeoman Henry HULINS, Sr

  • Born: Abt 1540, Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England
  • Christened: Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England
  • Married: 1560-1563, Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England
  • Died: 12 May 1609, Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England
  • Buried: 12 May 1609, Churchyard, Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England

   Other names for Henry were HULINGS and Yeoman.

   Ancestral File Number: P13L-0K. User ID: 18484.

   General Notes:


Enclyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia Vol X p814 "Yeoman, in English history, a class between the gentry and the labourers; a yeoman was usually a landholder but could also be a retainer, guard, attendant, or subordinate official. The word appears in Middle English as yemen or yoman, and is perhaps a contraction of yeng man or yong man, meaning young man, or attendant. Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) depict a yeoman who is a forester and a retainer. Most yeomen of the later Middle Ages were probably occupied in cultivating the land; Raphael Holinshed, in his Chronicles (1577), described them as having free land worth L6 (originally 40 shillings) annually and as not entitled to bear arms."

Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America, Vol I, Aaron Tyler Bliss,Midland, Michigan, 1982, p27: "Grandfather of Margaret was Henry Hulins, a yeoman farmer of Rodborough. Will dated 9 Nov 1608, proved 12 May 1609."

Ancestral File Ver 4.13 P13L-0K Died 1608/1609 Rodborough Gloucester England, GH4R-Z3 Mzr 1560/1563.

IGI Marriage 8623490-51-1396230 Henry HULINS Spouse Joane 1562 Rodborough Gloucester England.

   Marriage Information:

Henry married Joane in 1560-1563 in Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England. (Joane was born about 1540-1544 in Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England, died before 2 Oct 1613 in Rodborough, Gloucestershire, England and was buried on 2 Oct 1613.)

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