letter excerpt The Dix Family Archive
The Clemens

William Bordley (15xx)
William Bordley (1605)
Stephen Bordley, Sr. (1637)
John Hynson (1645)
William Bordley (1667)
Stephen Bordley, Jr. (1674)
Thomas Bordley (1677)
Stephen Bordley (1709)
John B. Bordley (1727)
Stephen Bordley "Jr" (1732)
Judge James Bordley (1736)
Elizabeth Bordley (1777)
John B. Bordley (1800)
William C. Bordley, Jr. (1800)
James Bordley (1808)
James Bordley (1846)
Madison B. Bordley (1873)
James Bordley, Jr. (1874)
James Bordley, III (1900)
John E. Bordley (1902)
Bryden Bordley Hyde (1914)
Madison B. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Marcello W. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Robert AJ Bordley (1918)
Dr. James Bordley, IV (1942)

 Col. John Hynson (c. 1645-1705)

Son of Col. Thomas Hinson (Hynson) (1620-1668) who was probably born in England of the family of Fordham at the Damside, Cambridgeshire and Fulham, Co., Middlesex as they used that coat of arms in Md. (see P.100 Heraldica Marylandiana, H.W. Newman). Thomas sold his plantation in Isle of Wight Co. VA. 1645 and soon moved to "Isle of Kent," Maryland where he was a pioneer. John was born in Virginia. His mother was Grace _______. John lived in Kent Co, Talbot Co 1670, Kent Co., again 1674. John married by 1670 Rachel _______. He married 2nd c.1693 Ann _______ widow of Jonathan Grafton. His daughter Ann married Rev. Stephen Bordley, Jr. (1674-1709), Rector of St. Pauls, Fairlee, Kent Co. 1696-1709 Col. John was on Vestry 1697-1702. He was a planter. He served in Lower House, Md. Legislative (see Papenfuse) 1681-82, 1694-97, 1701-04. He was a Judge, Kent Co. 1674-83, 1684-92, 1694-1701, Quorum1688-82 [92?], 1694-1701; High Sheriff, Kent Co 1683. He served in Military as Lieut. 1681-2; Capt. 1689, Colonel 1694-1705. He opposed the revolution of Protestant Associators 1689; testified personally in London for Lord Baltimore against the rebels 1690; called a grand leader of the acobite party 1692; reappointed to his Civil and Military offices by Gov. Francis Nicholson 1694. He owned over 1000 acres. He died 1705.


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