Hugh Kinsey was born in 1585 in England. He immigrated to Virginia with his brother Robert Kinsey in 1655, then went to
Maryland in about 1659, transporting his children Daniel and Sarah in 1662. In Aug 1663, he surveyed 100 acres called "Walnut
Neck", which was on the north side of the Patapsco River. It was granted to him by Lord Baltimore on 6 Aug 1664.
It appears that Hugh was the heir to his brother Robert Kinsey's land after Robert died without a written will in 1656.
On 21 May 1662, Hugh mortgages to Josh Fish of London, 500 acres of the plantation where Hugh lived, for 33 pounds and six
He died 6 May 1667 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, leaving a will:
Kinsey, Hugh, A.A. co., 6th May 1667;
To grandson Paul Kinsey, "Walnutt Neck."
To Sara Clarke, grandchildren Hancock
Ball and Margaret Kinsey, and Charles Gorsuch, personalty.
To wife Margaret, residue of estate, real and personal.
young. dau. Eliza: Kinsey and hrs., said estate at death of wife afsd.
In event of death of said Eliza: without hrs.,
estate to pass to Mary Humphreys, at whose death, sd. estate to be divided among rest of testator's children, equally.
Wm. Hare, John Malom. .