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1201 Yrok and his forces sortied from Sandal Castle/The larger Lancastrian forces destroyed York's army in the resulting Battle of Wakefield Plantagenet, Sir Richard 3rd Duke of York (I9016)
 
1202 ~MY ANCESTOR~
The daughter of THOMAS & ANN (KATHERINE) HINCKLEY of Kent, England, she was baptized at Harrietsham, co. Kent, England on September 28, 1617. She married EDWARD STURGIS in England, and was the cousin of Governor Thomas Hinckley. 
Hinckley, Elizabeth (I27914)
 
1203 ~MY ANCESTOR~
The son of PHILIP STURGIS of Hannington, Northampshire, England, he married ELIZABETH HINCKLEY in 1637.
The Sturgis family can be traced back five generations past Philip Sturgis to William de Turges who received grants of land from Edward I, King of England, in the village of Turges, county of Northampton (later called Northfield).

Edward Sturgis came, perhaps on the HERCULES with Thomas Hinckley, to New England and settled in Sandwich in the Mass. Bay Colony in 1634. He was in Yarmouth, Cape Cod, in 1639, where he was appointed constable in 1640/1, counted as able to bear arms in 1643, a member of the Grand Inquest of the minister [John Miller] on June 4, 1650 & in 1658 when he represented Yarmouth in a dispute with the Indians, committeeman on affairs of the colony in 1657, and deputy to the general assembly in 1672. In 1646, he was "licensed to keep an oridinary (inn)and raw wyne at Yarmouth". In 1663, he was fined for bringing liquor into town without giving notice so that it could be inventoried and his license was revolked.

He married (1) Elizabeth Hinckley and (2) Mary, widow of Zachariah Rider on April 20, 1692 when he was 79 yr. of age. A marriage agreement was drawn on April 20, 1692 to assure the widow Rider the preservation of her property.

Children born in New England:
Samuel b. 1638
Thomas
Mary bpt. Jan. 1, 1646 m. Benjamin Gorham
Elizabeth born at Yarmouth April 20, 1648
Sarah Sturgis m. Joseph Gorham
Joseph buried March 29, 1650, aged 10 days
HANNAH STURGIS (my ancestor) m. first a Gray & 2nd JABEZ GORHAM 
Sturgis, Edward (I27913)
 

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