Henry Spink

Henry Spink

Male Abt 1620 - Bef 1695  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Henry Spink 
    Born Abt 1620  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 17 Dec 1641  Into The Province Of Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • As A Servant by Nicholas Harvey (Patent 11:162)
    Will/Probate St. Mary’s County, Maryland
    Register of Wills
    Liber PC #1 1666-1698
    folios 1-121

    Folio 93
    The Will of Henry Spink
    In the name of God amen, this ninth day of March in the year of our Lord, God, one thousand, Six hundred, ninety & three. I Henry Spink of St. Maries County, being very very sick, and weake of body, but of sound and perfect, memory, praise to God for it, so make and ordain this to be my last will and testament Revoaking, all other wills and testaments, whatsoever in manner & form following Viz I bequeath my Soul to God, that gave it, hoping in Christ Jesus, that he will have mercy on it and my body to be buried in Cristinwall buriall, at Saint Ignatious Church, as my executors hereafter mentioned, Shall see fitt
    Item - I give and bequeath to my son Edward, my now Dwelling plantation, being foure hundred acres of Land to him and heirs forever
    Item - I give and bequeath unto my son Frances, two hundred acress of Land Laying at ye hed of Saint Clements ....William Shircliffes to him and his heirs forever
    Item - I give and bequeath unto two Sons Edward Henry and William, five hundred acres of Land Laying in ye woods by Thomas Spaldings to them & their heirs forever.
    Item - I give and bequeath unto my four sons that is to say Henry, Willaim, Edward and Francis, all my moveable Goods, Cattle & hogs, Equally to be divided between them all.
    Item - I have my son Francis at age, for himself if please God, I dye, not to dispose of anything which I leave him, untill he comes to be one and twenty yers of age
    Lastly I make ordaine and constitute and appoint my sons Henry and William to be Executors of this my last will and Testament, In wittness hereof I have Set my hand and Seal ye day and yeare above
    wrighten
    Signed Henry Spink with his seal
    Witnesses
    ... Rich Newman
    Anastatia (her mark) Newman
    Sarah (her mark) Joy
    John Jarboe

    1695 October the 26th
    St. Maries County
    Then came before me the within named as in the margin (Rich Newman, Anastasia Newman, Sarah Joy (now) Jarboe, John Jarboe) witnesses to this within will of Henry Spink late of the County & made Oath upon the holy Evangelist that the said Henry Spink did in his lifetime, Signed Sealed & deliver the within will in Sound & perfect memory, Wittness, my hand this day & year above written, ... me Wm Husband

    Sons: Edward, Francis, Henry, William (Maryland Calendar of Wills, 1685-1777 Vol.2, pg 99)
    (St. Mary’s County, Maryland, Registrar of Wills, PC1, pr 93)
    Inventory: 28 October 1695 (Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court
    of Maryland, 1674 - 1718 Vol 13b, pg 69)
    Acct: 8 September 1696; exs. sons Henry and William Spink (Abstracts of the Inventories and
    Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1674 - 1718 Vol 14, pg 6) 
    Died Bef 26 Oct 1695  St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1705  Tegtmeyer Kenow Family
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2013 

    Father Spink 
    Family ID F1659  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elinor Edwards 
    Married Bef 1663  St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Prov. Court BB: 116.160
      “Hodge’s Card File” compiled by Margaret Roberts Hodges, located at the Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD. Marriages presumed to be existing by inferences from wills, other probate records and land records, prior to 1777. ... suppositions - use caution.
    Children 
     1. William Spinke,   b. Abt 1662, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 May 1698, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     2. Henry Spink,   b. Abt 1664, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 May 1718  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Edward Spink,   b. Abt 1668, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Nov 1717, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     4. Francis Spink,   b. Abt 1679, St. Mary’s County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Mar 1719  (Age ~ 40 years)
    Family ID F1723  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Anastasia 
    Family ID F1724  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 17 December 1641 - Transported into the Province of Maryland as a servant

      2 Jan. 1646 - Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1647 Gc975.2 Ar2 v.3
      Pg 174 - Sworn to the Oath of ffealty -- John Jarbo , Henry Spink.

      He gave a deposition in 1647 that he was 26 upward (Archives of Maryland IV:324).

      By 2 January 1648, Henry Spink owned his own plantation and took the Oath of Fidelity to Lord Baltimore (Patents 1:205).

      Henry Spink with John Shircliffe, owned a house where they lived in Newtown on 20 October 1648. (Archives of Maryland VI:208) The daughter of John Sircliffe called Henry Spink uncle, and John Shircliffe called Henry Spink brother-in-law.

      Maryland Calendar of Wills from 1635-1685 (Gc 975.2 C82M)
      Mentions Henry Spinke - brother-in-law - as overseer of John Shirtcliffe’s will - which was filed 2 Dec 1661 and probated 26 May 1663

      Early Families of Frederick County, Maryland and Adams County, Pennsylvania by Steve Gilland 975.287 G411e
      Mid-Continent Lib Dec 2008
      Under Thomas Spalding 1640-1713
      pg 61 - “... Shircliffe’s will was probated in 1663 and lists his wife Ann, sons William and John, daughters Ann and Mary, brother-in-law Henry Spinke, and cousin Thomas Spalding...”
      pg 61 - “... During the 1668 Provincial Court, Catherine Hall (married Thomas Spalding by 1674) was assigned a servvant of John Jarboe until she arrived at the age of twenty-two. From these records we determiine that Catherine was born about 1668. Catherine was an indentured servant of John Jarboe of St. Mary’s County and served as a governess to his children.”

      On 2 September 1653 Henry Spink received a patent for 100 acres called “Linstead” on the east side of the main fresh at the head of St. Clement’s Bay.

      Also spelled Spinke
      On 29 April 1667 he obtained 200 acres of “St. William’s Hermitage.”

      On 18 March 1673 he obtained 300 acres of “Twittman.” “Linstead’s Addition” containing 100 acres was patented for Henry Spink on 31 March 1682.

      A Margaret and Thomas Spink also transported 1667 (Patent 11:162). And William Spink in 1671.

      In 1661 when John Shircliffe wrote his will he named his brother Henry Spink and friend Peter Mills as the overseer of his will. Mary the daughter of John Shercliffe gave a deposition in 1712 when she was 65 years old and said Henry Spink had been her uncle.


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