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date: 21 February 2020

Husband, Hermanlocked

(03 October 1724– June 1795)
  • Mark H. Jones

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Husband, Herman (03 October 1724– June 1795), backcountry planter and radical millennialist, was born in Cecil County, Maryland, the son of William Husband and Mary Kinkey, slaveholders and members of the local planter gentry. Husband’s early education included tutoring by his grandfather, Herman Kinkey; he also read on his own. Religion played an important part in his youth. William Husband demanded that the family attend Anglican services. Herman Kinkey emphasized the need for personal salvation, and Mary Husband concurred, following a strict moral code of behavior that clashed with her husband’s and son’s gambling, dancing, and other pastimes....

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