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Jane Hyde (Lee)

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Rusper, West Sussex, England
Death: January 21, 1721 (80)
Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Lee, of Sussex and Phoebe Cornish
Wife of Samuel Hyde of Connecticut and John Birchard
Mother of Elizabeth Lord; Phoebe Griswold; Samuel Hyde, Jr; John Hyde, Sr.; William Hyde and 3 others
Sister of Ensign Thomas Lee, II; Sarah Lee; Phoebe Lee and John Lee
Half sister of Greenfield Larrabee, II; Grace Larabee; Elizabeth Edgecomb; Joseph Larrabee; John Larrabee and 3 others

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About Jane Hyde (Lee)


Born in England, lived in East Saybrook (now Lyme)

was married in "Saybrook, Connecticut"


  • Jane Lee
  • F, #74447, b. 12 September 1640, d. 21 January 1722
  • Father Thomas Lee b. 5 Apr 1613, d. 1646
  • Mother Phoebe Browne b. 1 Oct 1620, d. 22 Dec 1664
  • Jane Lee was born on 12 September 1640 at Rusper, Sussex, England. She married Samuel Hyde, son of Wllliam Hyde, on 4 June 1659 at Saybrook, Middlesex, CT. Jane Lee died on 21 January 1722 at Lebanon, New London, CT, at age 81.
  • Family Samuel Hyde b. 25 Aug 1641, d. 12 Sep 1689
  • Child
    • Thomas Hyde+ b. Jul 1672, d. 9 Apr 1755
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2478.htm#i74447


  • HYDE, Samuel
  • b. 1636 Hartford, CT.
  • d. 12 SEP 1689 Franklin, New London, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: HYDE, William
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 4 JUN 1659 Saybrook, Middlesex, CT.
  • Spouse: LEE, Jane
  • b. 12 SEP 1640 Rusper, Sussex, England
  • d. 21 JAN 1721/2 Lebanon, New London, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: LEE, Thomas
  • Mother: BROWN, Phebe
  • Children:
    • HYDE, Elizabeth
    • HYDE, Phebe
    • HYDE, Samuel
    • HYDE, John
    • HYDE, William
    • HYDE, Thomas
    • HYDE, Sarah b. FEB 1674/5 Norwich, New London, CT. d. 1675 Norwich, New London, CT.
    • HYDE, Jabez
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_c9.htm#247


  • The Vermont historical gazetteer: a magazine, embracing a history ..., Volume 2 By Abby Maria Hemenway, Carrie Elizabeth Hemenway
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=xkEOAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA635&lpg=PA635&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=ArcLWSN48d&sig=W47kcO-LrasxQCT2dDvCnIY1jMk&hl=en&ei=b5GJTP7sB4_WtQOc6-XQBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CDAQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde%201636&f=false
  • Pg.635
  • .... "William Hyde was a man of considerable importance among the settlers of Norwich, and was frequently elected as one of the townsmen or selectmen. He died at Norwich, January 6, 1681. His home lot was devised to his grandson, William Hyde the second." **
  • There were two children, Samuel and Hester.
  • "SAMUEL HYDE, born at Hartford, Conn., about 1637, only son of the first William Hyde, of Norwich, married in June 1659, Jane Lee, of East Saybrook (now Lyme.)
  • "Samuel Hyde and his wife came to Norwich in 1660. Their eldest daughter, Elizabeth born in August of that year, was the first white child born in Norwich. He was a farmer, and had lands assigned to him at Norwich West Farms, where he died in 1677 at the age of 40 years." ****
  • They had 8 children.
  • "WILLIAM HYDE, born at Norwich, Conn., in January 1670, the third son of Samuel Hyde and Jane Lee, was a grandson of the first William Hyde, of Norwich. He married January 2, 1695, Anne Bushnell, born December 4, 1674, at Norwich. ....


  • Prominent Families of New York By Anonymous
  • https://archive.org/details/prominentfamilie00week
  • https://archive.org/stream/prominentfamilie00week#page/307/mode/1up
  • Pg.307
  • .... Samuel Hyde, son of William Hyde, the pioneer, was born in Hartford, about 1637. He removed to Norwich in 1660, where he was engaged in farming, and where he died in 1677. His wife, whom he married in 1659, was Jane Lee, of East Saybrook, daughter of Thomas Lee.
  • The son of Samuel Hyde and his wife, Jane Lee, was Thomas Hyde, who was born in Norwich in 1673, the fourth son in his father's family, was a farmer, and died in 1755. Mary Backus, his wife, was a daughter of Stephen Backus and Sarah Gardner, who belonged to the first company of settlers in Norwich. ....


  • Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine, Volume 3 By Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=3X-4t4qKo-IC&pg=PA1372&lpg=PA1372&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=4Yz-7eHfpl&sig=V8d0YU2eQuoUmbPhThKzQzwQ46Q&hl=en&ei=CZOJTO32K4z6sAPTr6W7BA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CCUQ6AEwBTgK#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde%201636&f=false
  • Pg.1372
  • (I) William Hyde, the immigrant ....He died in Norwich, January 6, 1681. The name of his wife is unknown. His eldest child, Hester, was probably born in England, and she was married in Saybrook as early as 1652, to John Post.
  • (II) Samuel, second child and only son of William Hyde, the immigrant, was born in Hartford colony, and was married in June, 1659, to Jane, daughter of Thomas Lee and his wife, who bore the surname of Brown. This Thomas Lee came from England in 1641 with his wife and three children, and died on the passage, and his widow and children set-
  • Pg.1373
  • tled in Saybrook, one of the children being named Thomas, and his sister Sarah married John Large and settled on Long Island. Samuel and Jane (Lee) Hyde settled in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1660. He was a farmer .... died there at the age of forty years, in 1677, leaving eleven children, and John Berchard became their guardian by order of the court. These children were all born in Norwich, Connecticut, in the following order: Elizabeth, August, 1660, married Lieutenant Richard Lord; Phoebe, January, 1663, married Matthew Griwold; Samuel, May, 1665; John, December 1667, married Experience Abel; William, January, 1670, married Anne Bushnell; Thomas, July, 1672, married Mary Backus; Sarah, February, 1675, died the same year; and John, May, 1677, married Elizabeth Bushnell.
  • (III) Samuel (2), eldest son of Samuel (I) and Jane (Lee) Hyde, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, in May, 1665. He married, December 10, 1690, Elizabeth, daughter of John and Sarah Calkins, ....


  • Genealogical and personal memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, Volume 2 edited by Francis Bazley Lee
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=dNgMAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA614&lpg=PA614&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=OY0J7YkgiB&sig=v_J5bN-Q-kTtgYz9KYluAG2yhyA&hl=en&ei=XZSJTPmmCo2isQODweGWBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBgQ6AEwATgU#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde%201636&f=false
  • Pg.614
  • HYDE FAMILY. (I) William Hyde, who was the direct ancestor on the maternal .... William Hyde married Anne Bushnell, of Norwich, and had children: Samuel, see forward; Elizabeth, and other daughters. Elizabeth, married Dr. Theophilus Rogers, who was the sixth in descent from John Rogers, the martyr, ....
  • (II) Samuel Hyde, the only son of William (1) and Anne (Bushnell) Hyde, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, about the year 1637. He married Jane Lee of East Saybrook (now Lyme), daughter of Thomas Lee, who left England in 1641, with his wife and three children, but who died at sea. Samuel and Jane (Lee) Hyde had children: Elizabeth, who was the first child of English parents born in Norwich, Connecticut; Jabez, see forward; and others. Samuel Hyde died in 1677, at the age of forty years.
  • (III) Jabez Hyde, youngest son and child of Samuel (2) and Jane (Lee) Hyde, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, in May, 1677. He died September 5, 1762, at the age of eighty-five years. .... He married Elizabeth Bushnell, daughter of Richard Bushnell, Esq., and they had a number of children.


  • History of the town of Stonington, county of New London, Connecticut, from ... By Richard Anson Wheeler
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=3O5ohqsqfckC&pg=PA445&lpg=PA445&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=H31Nerbeh0&sig=ccmMx0PMxRSzDHOXJsRaKg049Ls&hl=en&ei=XZSJTPmmCo2isQODweGWBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CCEQ6AEwBDgU#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde%201636&f=false
  • Pg.445
  • I. WILLIAM HYDE, the progenitor of the Hyde family, appears first at Hartford, Conn., in 1636. His name is on the monument in the old cemetery at that place, as one of the original settlers, and he had .... No information has been obtained as to the family name of his wife. .... He d. at Norwich Jan. 6, 1681. CHILDREN:
    • 2 SAMUEL, b. about 1637, at hartford, m. Jane Lord.
    • 3 HESTER, b. in England, m. John Post.
  • Samuel Hyde (No.2) m. Jane, daughter of Thomas Lord, June 1659; he d. in 1677, at the age of 40 years. CHILDREN:
    • 4 ELIZABETH, b. Aug., 1660. She was the first white child born in Norwich; m. Lieut. Richard Lord, son of William Lord, May, 1677.
    • 5 PHEBE, b. Jan., 1663, m. Mathew Griswold May 21, 1683.
    • 6 SAMUEL, b. May, 1665, m. Elizabeth Calkins Dec. 10, 1690.
    • 7 JOHN, b. Dec., 1667, m. Experience Abel, March 3, 1698.
    • 8 WILLIAM, b. Jan., 1670, m. Anne Bushnell Jan. 6, 1695.
    • 9 THOMAS, b. July, 1672, m. Mary Backus Dec., 1697.
    • 10 SARAH, b. Feb., 1675, d. the same year.
    • 11 JABEZ, b. May, 1677, m. Elizabeth Bushnell.



  • Hyde genealogy: or, The descendants,in the female as well as in the male ... By Reuben Hyde Walworth
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=rIKhN5aMelcC&pg=PA81&lpg=PA81&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=HCsXBNTClW&sig=77zvvI99nDNBBr1DjhmMY4fHbyU&hl=en&ei=_5WJTI2zDoeWsgOG_e3GBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CDAQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde&f=false
  • Pg.3
  • .... William Hyde was a man of considerable importance among the settlers of Norwich, and was frequently elected as one of the townsment, or selectmen. He d. at Norwich 6 January, 1681. ....
  • The children of William Hyde were:
    • 2. Samuel, b. about 1637, at hartford, m. Jane Lee.
    • 3. Hester, b. prob. in England, m. John Post.
  • II. SAMUEL HYDE (2), born at Hartford, Conn., about 1637, only son of the first William Hyde of Norwich, m. in June, 1659, Jane Lee of East Saybrook (now Lyme). She was the dau. of Thomas Lee and ___ Brown, his wife.
  • [This Thomas Lee came from England in 1641, with is wife and three children. He d. on the passage; and his widow and children came to Saybrook. The first
  • Pg.4
  • Thomas Lee of Lyme was brother of Jane, wife of this Samuel Hyde. And Sarah Lee, who m. John Large of Lyme, and settled on Long Island, was their sister.]
  • Samuel Hyde (2) and his wife came to Norwich in 1660. Their eldest dau., Elizabeth, born in August of that year, was the first white child born in Norwich. He was a farmer, and had lands assigned to him at Norwich West Farms, where he d. in 1677, at the age of 40 years. And John Birchard became the guardian of his children, who were all minors at that time. The date of his wife's death is not ascertained. Their children were:
    • 4. Samuel, b. in May, 1665, at Norwich, m. Elizabeth Calkins.
    • 5. John, b. in Dec., 1667, at Norwich, m. Experience Abel.
    • 6. William, b. in Jan., 1670, at Norwich, m. Anne Bushnell.
    • 7. Thomas, b. in July 1672, at Norwich, m. Mary Backus.
    • 8. Jabez, b. in May 1677, at Norwich, m. Elizabeth Bushnell.
    • 9. Elizabeth, b. in Aug., 1660, at Norwich, m. Lieut. Richard Lord.
    • 10. Phebe, b. in Jan., 1663, at Norwich, m. Matthew Griswold.
    • 11. Sarah, b. in Feb., 1675, d. the same year.


  • Genealogical guide to the early settlers of America: with a brief history of ... By Henry Whittemore
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=cSrlHHj2AFcC&pg=PA320&lpg=PA320&dq=Samuel+Hyde+1636&source=bl&ots=rFlhrtNdqt&sig=SFZHHBg0rD5wIed_zCg69GOV7ms&hl=en&ei=_5WJTI2zDoeWsgOG_e3GBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBUQ6AEwADge#v=onepage&q=Samuel%20Hyde&f=false
  • Pg.279
  • WILLIAM HYDE, Hartford, an original propr., removed to Saybrook, thence, about 1659 or 60, to Norwich, there died 1681, The only children known of are Samuel and Esther, who married John Post.
  • REFERENCES: -Am. Ancestry, III, 176; VII, 110; VIII, 154: IX, 215; Bliss' Hist. of Rehoboth, Mass., 207; Bond's Hist. Watertown, Mass., 304; Cochrane's Hist. Antrim, N. H., 533; Douglas Gen., 178-80; Dwight Gen., 579; Hyde Gen. (1864(, 1446 pp.; Orcutt's Hist. Stratford, Ct., 1218; Richmond, Va., Standard, II, 27; Savage's Gen. Dict., II, 514-6; Ward's Rice Gen., 352; Whitney Fam. of Conn., I, 96.
  • Pg.320
  • THOMAS LEE, Lyme, came about 1641, with his mother and two sisters, Phebe, and Jane, the father, whose name was Thomas, having died, as tradition was, on the voyage of smallpox. The surv. came from Boston to Saybrook, though the father of the mother by the same authority, is called Brown of Providence. This son must have been very young, for Lyme rec. gives him children up to 1692, and his first, John, by wife Sarah Kirkland, was born 1670; Thomas 1672, Sarah 1675; and after this wife died, 1676, he married for second wife Mary, perhaps daughter of Bathazar De Wolf, and had Phebe, born 1677; Mary 1679, Eliz., William 1684, Stephen, Hannah, and four more children, one of whom died young. He was ensign, represent. 1676, and died 1705, and his widow Mary became second wife of Sec. Matthew Griswald. His sister Jane married 1659, Samuel Hyde, of Norwich, and Phebe married 1659, perhaps, John Large, of Saybrook.


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Jane Hyde (Lee)'s Timeline

September 12, 1640
Rusper, West Sussex, England
September 12, 1640
Rusper, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
September 12, 1640
Rusper, Sussex, England
September 12, 1640
Rusper, Sussex, England
Age 18
Of East Saybrook (now Lyme,CT) when married
August 1660
Age 19
Norwich, (Present New London County), Connecticut Colony
Age 19
Removed to Norwich, had first white child born there
Age 22
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
May 1, 1665
Age 24
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut