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Name Richard Sillis, M
Birth Date 1581
Birth Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Death Date 1653/1656 Age: 72
Death Place Scituate, Plymouth, MA
Father John Sillis , M (1553-1609)
Mother Mary Stedman , F (1553-1614)
Misc. Notes
Dea. Richard Sillis. Born ca 1581 at Biddenden, Kent. Richard was baptized in All Saints Church, Biddenden on 29 Nov 1581. "Richard son of John Seelis bapt. 26 November 1581". Richard died between 17 Sep 1653 and 26 Mar 1656. Occupation: Planter. Religion: Richard joined the Scituate Church 24 Dec 1637.Richard Sealis, or Scillis. He was admitted freeman 4 Sep 1638. He was deacon of the church 1653."Dea. Richard Sealis was one of Mr. Lothrop's Church , who appears in Scituate 1634. He had a house in 1636, north of Thomas Ensign's which he afterward gave to Eglin Hanford, his wife's daughter, by a former husband. In 1646, he had a house north of Satuit brook, (near the Methodist chapel as it now stands). He was one of the Conihassett partners 1646."The will of Richard Sealis was dated 17 , 7 mo. 1653 and proved 5 Mar 1656, inventory taken 26 Mar 1656 by Jos. Cudworth and John Hallet, amount £67 1s 4d. The will names his wife Cyline, his daughter Hannah Winchester, and John Winchester, and another daughter Hester, wife of Samuel Jackson; witnessed by Charles, Isaac, and Ichabod Chauneye.On 14 Apr 1604 Richard first married Phebe Chrisfeilde, at Biddenden, Kent.Phebe died at Biddenden, Kent in Aug 1612. Buried on 10 Aug 1612 in Biddenden, Kent. Children: i. Margaret (Died soon) (ca1604-) ii. Sarah (ca1608-) iii. Margaret (ca1608-) iv. Elizabeth (ca1609-) On 4 May 1613 Richard second married Margery Lea, at Biddenden, Kent.Margery may have bee n Margery (Ashenden) Lea, widow of Thomas Lea.Children: i. Hannah (ca1614-1697) ii. (infant child) (Died soon) (1618-1618) iii. Hester (ca1619-) iv. (infant child) (Died young) (1621-1621) On 15 Dec 1637 Richard third married Eglin Hatherly , daughter of Robert Hatherly (ca 1552- ) & Ellinor , at Scituate, MA. Born ca 1586 at Winkleigh, Devonshire. Eglin was bap tized in Winkleigh, Devonshire on 8 Jun 1586. Eglin died in 1666.Eglin, or Elgin, or Eylin , Hatherly.Eglin, after the death of Edward, came to Scituate to join her brother, Timothy Hatherley, and her eldest daughter Lettice, who had come on an earlier date, and had been married to Edward Foster two days before her mother sailed from England. Elgin, aged 46, sailed on 10 Apr 1635 in the ship Planter, arriving in Boston 7 Jun 1635 with her two youngest daughters, Margaret Hanford, aged 16, and Elizabeth Hanford, aged 14. Also in this ship came Rodolphus Elms, Sarah Pitney and family, and Thomas Savage.(Deane was under the impression that Elgin Hatherly was the mother of Edward Foster (1590-1664), but that would not have been possible because of their close ages. She was, however, his mother-in-law as he married her daughter Lettice.)
1 Phebe Chrisfeilde, F
Birth Date 1580
Birth Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Death Date 1612 Age: 32
Death Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Marr Date 14 Apr 1604
Marr Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Children Margaret , F (1604-<1608)
  Sarah , F (1608-)
  Margaret , F (1608-)
  Elizabeth , F (1609-)
2 Margery Lea, F
Birth Date 1580
Birth Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Marr Date 4 May 1613
Marr Place Biddenden, Kent, England
Children Hannah , F (1614-1697)
  Hester , F (1619-)
3 Eglin Hatherly, F
Birth Date 1586
Birth Place Winkleigh, Devonshire, England
Death Date 1666 Age: 80
Father Robert Hatherly , M (1552-)
Mother Ellinor Unknown , F
Misc. Notes
HATHERLY, EGLIN - Born in Devonshire ca. 1589, Eglin hatherly probably died at Scituate after 1653. Her first two husbands, (______) Downe and Jeffrey Hanford, died in England, and she sailed on 10 April 1635 from London to Boston on the Planter, then age forty-six, with her daughters Margaret, sixteen, and Elizabeth, fourteen. She resided in Scituate, and she and her children joined Lothrop's Church there. She married (3) 15 December 1637 Richard Sillis (Sealis), but they had no children. Her Hanford children were named in the will of her brother, Timothy Hatherly, q.v. Additional information on her can be found in Mary Lovering Holman, Ancestry of Col. John H. Stevens ... (Concord, N.H., 1948), 1"485-87, which gives Eglin's children by Jeffrey Hanford as Susanna, who married (1) John Whiston and (2) William Brooks; Lettice, who married (1) Edward Foster and (2) Edward Jenkins; Margaret, who married Isaac Robinson, q.v; Elizabeth, who married Nicholas Wade, q.v; and Thomas, who married (1) Hannah Newberry and (2) Mary (Miles) Ince." Eglin was born at Devonshire, England, circa 1589. She married Jeffrey Hanford at England, before 1619. Eglin immigrated, on 10 April 1635. Destination: . Eglin died after 1653 at Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymough Colony: Its History & People 1620-1691
Marr Date 15 Dec 1637
Marr Place Scituate, Plymouth, MA
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