Francis Edward Hinckley

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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago


    Francis Edward Hinckley

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 13 Mar 1834 
    • Birth Location:
    • Elmira, Chemung, New York 
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    • Death Date:
    • 6 Sep 1900 
    • Death Location:
    • Westerleigh, Staten Island, Richmond, New York 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, DuPage, Illinois 
    • Notes: 
    • President of the Chicago and Iowa Railroad and Co-Founder of the University of Chicago. The town of Hinckley, Illinois is named after him. The very first Harlem Globetrotters game was played in Hinckley in 1927.
  • Marriages for Francis Edward Hinckley


    • Spouse:
    • Amelia Smith
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 Mar 1880
    • Marriage Location:
    • Chicago, Cook, Illinois

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  • Sources for Francis Edward Hinckley

    • 1 Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920, Marriage record for Francis Edward Hinckley and Amelia Smith, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 2 Federal Census, NY, Richmond County, 1900, New York City, Richmond Borough, ED #590, Image 22 of 41, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 4 Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984), Winter 1954, Pages 361-372, JSTOR (Digital Library).
    • 5 New York City Deaths, 1892-1902, Death record for Francis E. Hinckley, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976, Death certificate for son Percival Porter Hinckley, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #26200, Membership application for Percy Porter Hinckley, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 8 Moses, John, Illinois Historical and Statistical: Comprising the Essential Facts of its Planting and Growth as a Province . . . Vol. 2, Chicago: Fergus Printing Company (1892), 1005, Google Books (Digital Library).