Margaret Hayden (Unknown) (c.1611 - 1675) MP

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Nicknames: "Margaret Birdseye", "Margaret (---) Wilcoxson Hayden"
Birthplace: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Managed by: Patricia Norton Chong
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About Margaret Hayden (Unknown)

Margaret Wilcoxson arrived at age 24 with her husband William. Her parents are UNKNOWN. She was not the daughter of John Birdseye of New Haven certainly, or we would have a record. It is not proven that she is connected to Edward Birdseye and Abigail Dayton Birdseye either. Her parents, whoever they were, did not likely immigrate to America.

If you have proof of her parentage, we can connect her with her parents, but for now, I have disconnected her since none of the reputable sources support her having either set of parents.

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Some sources for her (not entirely correct):

http://miller-aanderson.blogspot.com/2011/06/william-wilcoxson.html

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37762767 -------------------- (f/g) Margaret Harvey Wilcockson Hayden Birth: 1611 Derbyshire, England Death: unknown

William Wilcockson married by about 1633 Margaret Harvey, daughter of James Harvey of Ilkeston, Derbyshire & they came to Massachusetts Bay on the Planter in 1635 (on 2 April 1635, "linen weaver W[illia]m Wilcockson," aged 34, "Margaret Wilcockson," age 24, & Jo[hn] Wilcockson," aged 2, were enrolled at London as passengers for New England on the Planter). They settled first at Concord, & then at Stratford. They had 9 children: John, Joseph, Timothy, Samuel, Elizabeth Stiles, Hannah Hayden, Obadiah, Sarah Meigs, & Phebe Birdseye. She married (2) after 1656 & before 22 Dec 1657 WILLIAM HAYDEN {1637, Hartford}. Margaret was 1st cousin of RICHARD HARVEY {1635, concord} & of Mary (Harvey) Beardsley, wife of WILLIAM BEARDSLEY {1635, Concord}, and possibly sister of Anne Harvey who accompanied the Wilcocksons on the Planter in 1635. It has been argued that the Wilcockson, Beardsley, & Harvey families had in England fallen under the influence of Rev. ADAM BLACKMAN {1639, Stratford}, who was in the 1630s minister at Heage, Debbyshire, about 8 miles northwest of Ilkeston. Source: Anderson's Great Migration Study Project.


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Spouses:
 William Wilcoxson (1601 - 1651)
 William Hayden (1600 - 1669) 
Children:
 Joseph Wilcockson (1635 - 1703)*
 Samuel Wilcoxson (1639 - 1714)*
 Elizabeth Wilcockson Stiles (1641 - ____)*
 Obadiah Wilcockson (1645 - ____)*
 Sarah Wilcockson Meigs (1648 - 1691)

Burial: Unknown Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Nov 03, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 79808661 -tcd

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Margaret Hayden's Timeline

1611
1611
St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1633
March 19, 1633
Age 22
England
1633
Age 22
England
1633
Age 22
England, (Present UK)
1636
1636
Age 25
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1637
1637
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1640
1640
Age 29
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
1642
1642
Age 31
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1646
1646
Age 35
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
1648
October 26, 1648
Age 37
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA