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Mary Hovey

Birthplace: Canterbury, CT, USA
Death: Died in Germantown, Montgomery, OH, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of Joseph Lord
Mother of Abiel Hovey Lord and Abigail Hechinger

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May 26, 1768
Canterbury, CT, USA The Hovey Book:

Elder Samuel Hovey, born in Bradford, Mass., Feb. 24, 1742-3. He lived in Windham, Conn., until 1765, when he removed to Canterbury, Conn., where he lived until 1773. He was living in Weare, N. H, Jan. 31, 1777, when he conveyed lot 21, containing one hund1ed ac1es of land.* Later he settled in Lyme, N. H, upon Grant's island of sixty acres, in the Connecticut river. There were about thirty acres of fertile arable land, free from stones. He erected a comfortable dwelling house. barn and out-buildings, upon a slight bluff; and a canoe was kept fastened to the house or barn, as at times of high water the' rest of the island was submerged. He was a soldier of the Revolution while living here; and continued his home on this island until about 1791, when the family removed to Norwich, Vt., and from thence, in 1794, to East Brookfield, Vt., where he remained during the remainder of his life.

Mr. Hovey and his wife were admitted to the church in Lyme, which was Presbyterian in its government, June 2, 1782; and he was chosen a ruling elder Nov. I1, 1784. He was not only a successful farmer, but preached the gospel, never taking anything for his ministerial labors in the way of compensation. After his settlement in East Brookfield, he was connected with the Baptists. Breadth seemed to mark their church relations. The record of dismissal of Mrs. Hovey from the church at Lyme is as follows:—

* Hillsboro Registry of Deeds, book 59, page 53.

Lime, Dec' 28, 1794, then Abigail Hovey, the wife of Samuel Hovey, by the consent of the Brethren was dismissed from this chh. to join any chh. of Christ which she might choose for her better edification.

Attest: Wm. Conant, Pas.

The record of Mr. Hovey's dismissal is as follows:—

Lime, April 13, 1795, then Samuel Hovey, a member of this chh. was recommended to the chh. of Christ in Brookfield.

Mr. Hovey married Abigail, daughter of Benjamin and Rachel (Hall) Cleveland of Canterbury, Conn., Sept. 29, 1763. She was born in Canterbury Aug. 13, 1746; and was remarkable for her truthfulness, patience and piety; a woman of amiable disposition, and a thrifty housewife. She had an intense love of music, and a voice remarkable for its sweetness, as well as for its sweetness, as well as for its power and compass. She watched over and nursed her aged parents in their old age most tenderly and untiringly. Mr. Hovey was naturally petulant, but became mild as he advanced in years; and in his old age his head was hoary. As a pastor, he had many admiring friends. Mrs. Hovey died at East Brookfield June 2, 1832, at the age of eighty-four. Her gravestone, standing over her remains in the burying ground on East hill, is inscribed as follows:—

Mrs. Abigail Hovey, wife of Elder Samuel Hovey, died June 2, 1832, aged 85 years and 10 mo.

Mr. Hovey died there May 12, 1833, at the age of ninety. He lies buried by the side of his wife, and his gravestone is inscribed as follows:—

Elder Samuel Hovey, Preacher of the Gospel, died May 12, 1833, aged 90 years and 2 mo.

In their old age and infirmities, they were tenderly cared for by their dutiful son Samuel Hovey. Their children were born as follows:—

425— i. Dan1el*, born July 24, 1764, in Windhan', Conn. See family

numbered "425.

426— ii. Abner*, born Nov. 5, 1766, in Canterbury, Conn. Sec family

numbered "426."

427— iii. Mary*, born May 26, 1768, in Canterbury; married Joseph, son of John and Ruth (Rogers) Lord of Lyme, N. H., Jan. 1, 1788; he was born in Vermont May 4, 1764; and removed to Ohio in 1806, dying near Jamestown, in that state, Aug. —, 1847. He was a farmer. She died in Germantown, O., April 10, 1859, at the age of ninety.

428—iv. Rufus Cleveland", born Aug. 29, 1770, in Canterbury. See family numbered "428."

429—v. Rebecca*, born Sept. 6, 1772, in Canterbury; married James, son of James and Sarah (Powers) Sanderson Dec. 25, 1794, in Lyme, N. H.; he was born in Woodstock, Vt., June 6, 1772; removed to Huron county, O., in 1828; and died in Sherman (now Weaver's Corners), O., Sept. 2, 1828, aged fifty-six; she died in Newton county, Ind., Aug. 14, 1853, at the age of eighty.

430— vi. Samuel, born Oct. 20, 1774, in Lyme, N. H. See family numbered "430"

431— vii. Abiel, born Oct . 30, 1776, in Lyme. See family numbered "431."

432— viii. Alvait, born March 3, 1779, in Lyme. See family numbered

433— ix. Abigail, born Dec. 25, 1780, in Lyme; married Oliver, son of Roger and Sarah (Davison) Hibbard Jan. 1, 1805, in Brookfield, Vt. He was born in Lebanon, N. H., Sept. 27, 1780; ... Mr. Hibbard died, of dropsy, in East Brookfield July 29, 1833, at the age of fifty-two. She survived him, and died there, of bilious typhus fever, his widow, Oct. 11, 1851, at the age of seventy.

434—x. Elizabeth", born April 15, 1783, in Lyme. ... She married, after an engagement of seven years, Gurdon Hibbard, brother of her sister Abigail's husband, Dec. 25, 1808, in Brookfield. He was born in Lebanon, N. H., July 12, 1782. ...Mrs. Hibbard, after one day's sickness, folded her tired hands, gently closed her eyes, and slept the eternal sleep. This was in Brookfield March 6, 1864, at the age of eighty. Her husband survived her, and was unconsoled in his loss of her companionship. He died in Brookfield Sept. 27. 1871, at the age of eighty-nine.

435— xi John Fairf1eld*, born April I1, 1785, in Lyme. See family numbered "435."

436— xii. Lucy*, born March 7, 1787, in Lyme; died in 1788.

437— xiii Lucy*, born Oct. 17, 1789, in Lyme; married Lucius, son of

Zachariah and Alice (Bingham) Howes July 7, 1811, in Brookfield; he was born in Windham, Conn., May 3, 1790; and she died in Chelsea, Vt., Feb. 19, 1827. He was a farmer; and died in Lowell, Mass., April 6, 1872, aged eighty-one.

1850 Census living with Abigail Lord Hackinger and Protase Hackinger family.

Name: Mary Lord
Residence: Delhi, Hamilton, Ohio
Age: 84 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1766
Birthplace: Connecticut
Gender: Female

April 26, 1802
Age 33
Windsor, VT, USA

Genealogy of the Lord family compiled in

Genealogy of the Lord Family: Which Removed from Colchester, Conn. to Hanover, N.H. and Then to Norwich, Vt

John Mills Lord
Heritage Books, 1903 - Reference - 136 pages

April 30, 1811
Age 42
Hamilton, OH, USA

Name: Abigal Hackinger
Residence: , Hamilton, Ohio
Ward: Delhi Township
Age: 49 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1811
Birthplace: Ohio
Gender: Female
Page: 25
Family Number: 155
Film Number: 803981
DGS Number: 4282581
Image Number: 00443
NARA Number: M653


#13 - Abigail - born April 30 1811 in Hamilton county married Protus son of Joseph and Clara Wyman Hackenger Jan 16 1828 in Cincmnati he was born in Baden Germany June 9 1806 farmer and they lived in 1879 at Sedamsville [Ohio]. They had eleven children all of whom were baptized into the Roman Catholic church.

April 10, 1859
Age 90
Germantown, Montgomery, OH, USA