775. Deacon Hugh12 Calkins(1004) was born in Chepstow, Monmouth, Wales 1600.(1005) Hugh died 1690 in Norwich, New London, CT, at age 90.(1006)
He married Ann Eaton.(1007) Ann was born 1605 in Chepstow, Monmouth, Wales. Ann(1008) was the daughter of Francis Eaton. Ann died June 1688 in Norwich, New London, CT, at age 82.
Hugh immigrated to 1640. Other spellings of the surname that may be found include Caulkins and Calkin. A part of the Welsh Company, he immigrated with his minister Rev. Blinman. Settling first at Marshfield, the moved to Gloucester. After eight years they removed to New London. In 1650 he was a deputy from Gloucester to the General Court of Massachusetts. While at New London, he was chosen twelve times as deputy to the Connecticut Assembly, and was a New London selectman for some time. At Norwich, he was a deputy at ten sessions of the Legislature from 1663 to 1671. He was one of the first deacons of the Norwich church. At all three towns, he was primarily employed in public business, serving on various committees.
Deacon Hugh Calkins and Ann Eaton had the following children:
776 i. Rebecca11 Calkins(1009). Rebecca died March 14, 1651/1652 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, at age unknown.
+ 577 ii. David Calkins.
777 iii. Sarah Calkins(1010) was born in England July 31, 1626. Sarah died 1677 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, at age 50. She married William Hough October 28, 1645 in Gloucester, Massachusetts.(1011) William was born ca 1617 in Westchester, Cheshire, England. William was the son of Edward Hough and Ann Unknown. William died 10 August 1683 in New London, New London Co, Connecticut, at age 66.
778 iv. Mary Calkins(1012) was born Monmouth, Wales 1629. Mary died 1691 New Jersey, at age 62. She married Hugh Roberts November 8, 1649 in Gloucester, Massachusetts.(1013)
+ 591 v. John Calkins was born circa 1634.
779 vi. Deborah Calkins(1014) was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts March 18, 1643/1644. She married Jonathan Royce.(1015)
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