John Hull (merchant)

Captain John Hull (18 December 1624  1 October 1683) was the Treasurer and mintmaster of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Hull was born in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. He married Judith Quincy (1626–1695), daughter of Judith Pares (d. 1654) and Edmund Quincy, progenitors of the prestigious Quincy family. His nephew, Daniel Quincy (1651–1690) was an apprentice to Hull. Daniel Quincy was great grandfather to Abigail Smith Adams; first Second Lady of the United States and the second First Lady of the United States.[1]

Pine Tree Coinage by John Hull
John Hull
1st Treasurer and Mint Master
In office
1652–1683
Preceded bynone
Personal details
Born(1624-12-18)December 18, 1624
Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England
DiedOctober 1, 1683(1683-10-01) (aged 58)
Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Cause of deathunknown
Resting placeGranary Burial Ground Hull Tomb
Spouse(s)Judith Quincy Hull
ChildrenElizabeth, Mary, John, Hannah Quincy Hull (Sewall) and Samuel
RelativesQuincy political family
EducationBoston Latin School

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