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Vachel HINTON
Margaret __?__
Mrs. Nancy (__?__) ROY
Please note that I believe the Vachel HINTONs are mixed up, in part because there are more of them than supposed — there are at least seven — and that I have not got them sorted out yet.  I believe there is a possibility that the Vachel HINTON who married Margaret [HOWARD?] is not the same Vachel HINTON who married Mrs. Nancy ROY because census records show the latter to have been born after 1765 while the former was born ca. 1737.  However, other records suggest there was only one Vachel HINTON in the county at this time, so the census record may be in error.  I think we should keep an open mind to the possibility that these are two different Vachel HINTONs.
Husband:  Vachel HINTON 
Birth:  ca. 1737, said to be Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death:  ca. 1815, Fleming Co., KY 
Father:  Thomas HINTON
Mother:  Rachel HOWARD
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Margaret [HOWARD?]
Marriage-2:  15 Nov 1796, Mason Co., KY
Wife-2:  Nancy __?__
Birth:  1765-84
Other spouse:  m1. Mr. ROY
Other children:  Jesse ROY, among others
Children with Margaret [HOWARD?]:
— said to be born in Anne Arundel Co., MD:
Benjamin HINTON
.  Eleanor HINTON, b. 1760; d. 1833, KY; m. 1779, Richard MATTINGLY, Jr. 
Samuel HINTON, b. 1763 
.  Hescinda/Hezenor HINTON, b. 1765; d. 1837, KY; m. Joseph MATTINGLY
.  Elizabeth "Betsy" HINTON, b. 1766; d. 1830; m. William BROWNING 
Zachariah HINTON, b. 1770 
.  Rachel HINTON, b. 1772; d. 1861; m. 23 Nov 1796, Mason Co., KY, John CARPENTER
.  Elijah HINTON, b. 1779; d. 1805; m. Mary OLIVER 

Sarah HINTON
.  Benoni HINTON, d. 1821
.  Hezekiah HINTON
.  Celia HINTON
.  Thomas HINTON

Children with Nancy (__?__) ROY:
1.  (Son A) HINTON, b. 1794-1800
2.  (Son B) HINTON, b. 1800-1810
3.  (Daugher A) HINTON, b. 1800-1810
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Timeline
Year Location Event
c1737 MD: Anne Arundel Co. birth of Vachel HINTON
    birth of Margaret __?__
    marriage of Vachel HINTON to Margaret __?__
1760   birth of daughter, Eleanor 
1761   birth of son, Benjamin 
1763   birth of son, Samuel 
1765   birth of daughter, Hescinda 
1766   birth of daughter, Elizabeth 
1777   birth of son, Zachariah 
1772   birth of daughter, Rachel
1779   birth of son, Elijah
1779   marriage of daughter, Eleanor, to Richard MATTINGLY, Jr.
1780 VA: Fayette Co. formed from Kentucky Co.
1786 VA: Bourbon Co. formed from Fayette Co.
1789 VA: Mason Co. formed from Bourbon Co.
1790 Census   VA census lost; no census in KY
1792 Kentucky achieves statehood
1792 KY: Nelson Co. marriage of son, Samuel, to Rachel DOWNS
(What is Samuel doing in Nelson Co.? Is this Samuel really the son of Vachel & Margaret?)
1795 KY: Mason [now Fleming] Co. Vachel HINTON, taxpayer
1796 KY: Mason Co. marriage of daughter, Rachel, to John CARPENTER
1798 KY: Fleming Co. formed from part of Mason Co.
1799 KY: Fleming Co. Vachel HINTON, landowner
1800 KY: Fleming Co. Vachel HINTON, taxpayer
1805 KY: Fleming Co. Veshel HINTON, taxpayer
1810 Census KY: Fleming Co. Vachel HENTON, head-of-household

Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Hinton, Vashel Roy, Nancy Nov 15, 1796 Mason Co.
Carpenter, John Hinton, Rachel Nov 23, 1796 Mason Co.

2.  Anon.  1991.  The 1795 Census of Kentucky [as constructed from tax lists].  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
Name County
Hinton, Vachel Mason
Other HINTONs in Mason Co. were Vachel's sons,  Samuel and Zachariah

3.  1800 Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
1800 Tax List KY Fleming Co. Hinton, Vachel
Other HINTONs on the Fleming Co. tax rolls were Vachel's sons, Samuel and Zachariah, and Daniel — who is Daniel? 

4.  1805 Fleming County, Kentucky - Personal Property Tax List - Book 2 - Page 7 (online at the Fleming County KYGenWeb site):
Hinton Veshel [remainder unreadable]

5.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 32; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 KY Fleming Co. Roll 6 p. 868 Ln. 13 Vachel Henton 11001-10001-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810 = Son B
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = Son A
1 male 45 or over by 1765 = Vachel (b. ca. 1737)
1 female 9 or under 1800-1810 = Daughter A
1 female 45 or over by 1765 = Nancy

6.  Smith Deeds - Fleming Co., KY (extracted by Elizabeth Page Smith for the USGenWeb Archives):
Book:  A1; Page:  135; Instr:  Deed; Date:  11 Mar 1799
Grantor:  Hezekiah Smith, yeoman, of Fleming Co.; Grantee:  George Truitt of Fleming? Co.
Consideration:  $100; Acres:  67, estimated; Water Course:  Mill Creek
Neighbors/Boundaries:  adjacent to lands in possession of Basil Browning, Vachel Hinton, Sr., Jeremiah Spurgin, & William Plummer 
Comments:  Separated from sd. Plummer by a Division line, which said Tract, piece or parcel of Land was divided from & taken off of Oliver’s 500 acre survey.
Note that Vachel Hinton would not have been called "Sr." unless there was a Vachel "Jr." in the county.

7.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 30, Pedigree No. 689; Vol. 32, Pedigree Nos. 487, 488.

8.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

9.  Messages in the Hinton Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).  Vachel's will is said to be in Fleming Co., KY, Will Book C, p. 205.

10.  Archives of the HINTON mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).

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