Tinkham, Helkiah

Tinkham, Helkiah

Male 1655 -

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  • Name Tinkham, Helkiah  [1
    Born 8 Feb 1655  Plymouth Colony, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1530  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 

    Father Tinkam, Ephriam,   b. prob. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 17 Jan 1684 and 20 May 1685 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Brown, Mary,   b. Abt 1626, Plymouth Colony, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Nov 1689  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1646  Plymouth Colony, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown, Ruth,   d. Aft 2 Apr 1737 
    Married Abt 1684 
    Children 
     1. Tinkham, Helkiah,   b. 15 Aug 1685  [Natural]
     2. Tinkham, Mary,   b. 13 Aug 1687  [Natural]
     3. Tinkham, John,   b. 27 Mar 1689  [Natural]
     4. Tinkham, Jacob,   b. 15 Jun 1691  [Natural]
     5. Tinkham, Caleb,   b. 12 Oct 1693  [Natural]
     6. Tinkham, Sarah,   b. 30 Jan 1696,   d. 22 Feb 1714, Plymouth Colony, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)  [Natural]
     7. Tinkham, Ebenezer,   b. 2 May 1698  [Natural]
     8. Tinkham, Ruth,   b. 13 Feb 1701  [Natural]
     9. Tinkham, Peter,   b. 1 Apr 1706  [Natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 


    • Died between 1724 (church member) and 25 SEP 1731 (will sworn).
      In 1692 Hilkiah Tinkham and wife Ruth were admitted to the Plymouth
      Church and on 27 March 1692 children Hilkiah, Nary, John and Jacob
      were baptized. Both Helkiah and Ruth were in the 1724 list of members.
      Helkiah Tinkham Sr. of Plymouth, yeoman, sold to son-in-law Ebenezer
      Courtis of Plymouth part of homestead with wife Ruth giving up dower
      on 3 Nov. 1715; acknowledged same day. The will of Helkiah Tinkcome of
      Plymouth dated 14 Dec.
      1716, proved 29 Sept. 1731, names wife Ruth; sons Helkiah, John, Jacob
      and Caleb; daughters Mary Courtis; Ruth Tinkcome; sons Ebenezer and
      Peter; son-in-law Ebenezer Courtis. A codi-cil of 20 May 1718 mentions
      that daughter Mary Courtis is dead and her share is to go to her
      children Jacob, Caleb, Mary and Sarah.
      On 10 April 1734 William Griffeth of Plymouth, hatter, and wife Sarah
      received their share due the Curtis children from Ruth Tinkcom of
      Plymouth, widow.
      On 2 April 1737 Peter Tinkham and Ebenezer Tinkham, sons of Helkiah
      Tinkham of Plymouth, dec., divided land given them in their father's
      will. The deed mentions that their mother Ruth was to have the
      premises for life.

  • Sources 
    1. [S245] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 7, Robert S. Wakefield.

    2. [S245] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 7, Robert S. Wakefield, page 5.