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Hazen Genealogy and Hazen Family History Information

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  • Edna Partridge (1704 - 1774)
    Born on Dec. 25, 1704 in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA and died on Sep. 28, 1774 in Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA Died in her 70th year. Married to (1) Joshua Smith, from 1...
  • Edward Hazen (c.1614 - 1683)
    Edward HAZEN was born on 12 Dec 1614 in Cadney, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND. He was christened on 14 Dec 1614 in Cadney, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND. He emigrated in 1649 from the emigrant ancestor. He immigrated ...
  • Edward Hazen (1761 - 1838)
  • Elizabeth Harris (c.1697 - c.1773)
  • Elizabeth Chipman (deceased)

About the Hazen surname

There is a township in Northumberland, England, near Alnwick, and Warworth Castle, now called Hazon, containing 85 inhabitants today. In early records it was written Heisende, and philologists believe it was derived from Hegges ende (softened into Heies ende), meaning end of the hedge. To this day there are miles of hedge by the roadside in the township. From this town, the surname was derived.

All the Hazen's in America and Canada are descended from Edward Hazen who came from Cadney, Lincolnshire, England to Rowley, Massachusetts in 1638. Other settlers in Rowley were from Lincolnshire and in the political life of the town Edward Hazen was a man of influence and importance, one of four “overseers” of the settlement of Rowley. The town became known for its hemp and flax cloth, as well as cotton.