Nehemiah Hayden, Sr.

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Nehemiah Hayden, Sr.

Birthplace: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hayden, of Dorchester & Braintree and Susanna Hayden
Husband of Hannah Hayden
Father of Mary Hayden; Nehemiah Hayden, Jr.; Hannah Hayden; Samuel Hayden, Sr; Benjamin Hayden and 5 others
Brother of John Hayden, II; Samuel Hayden; Joseph Hayden; Jonathan Hayden, Sr.; Hannah Paddleford and 2 others

Occupation: Surveyor of Highways, Town Selectman, soldier in King Philip's War
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About Nehemiah Hayden, Sr.


           b 12-14-1647 Braintree, Mass; d 1-12-1718 Braintree
           m. 3-16-1678 Hannah Neale b c 1657 Providence, R.I. d 2-7-1720
           married by Rev. Joseph Dudley  

Nehemiah Hayden was a life-long resident of Braintree, Mass. and was extremely active in governmental affairs of the town, serving continuously as a Selectman. He was a surveyor of highways and on many town committees. He served in the Company of Capt. Prentice during King Philip's War, participating in the Mt. Hope Campaign.

Their children were:

        Nehemiah b 5-16-1680 d 2-24-1749
                 m. 10-31-1795 Mary Curtis
        Hannah b 7-16-1681 d 6-4-1762
                 m. Nathaniel Stevens
        Mary b 1682 d 11-10-1717
                 m. 1702 Samuel Hayden
        Samuel b 2-22-1683
                 m. Priscilla Webb
        Benjamin b 2-22-1686 d 5-4-1738
                 m. 5-12-1722 Elizabeth Faxon
        Rachel b 4-22-1694 d 10-3-1739
                 m. Samuel Paine
        John b 10-4-1691
                 m. Mary Curtis
        Ebenezer b 1692
                 m. 11-30-1719 Mary Hollis
                 m. Rebecca Staples
        Jonathan b 6-4-1699
                 m. 12-22-1719 Sarah Copeland

see "The Hayden Family Quarterly" vol 1, no 1, Jan 1929

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Nehemiah Hayden, Sr.'s Timeline

February 14, 1648
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
March 16, 1678
Age 30
Braintree, MA
Age 29
Braintree, Norfolk , Massachusetts
May 16, 1680
Age 32
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 31
Braintree, Norfolk County, MA, USA
July 16, 1681
Age 33
Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 34
Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts
February 22, 1686
Age 38
Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts
August 4, 1691
Age 43
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 43
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA