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  • Alice Chapman (1722 - 1799)
    Alice's husband Simon Chapman and her son Erastus both served under Capt. Hazen in the Revolutionary War. from ID: I3075 Name: Alice Hazen Sex: F Birth: 30 APR 1722 in Norwich, New London Co., CT Dea...
  • Ann Hazen (deceased)
  • Col. Caleb Hazen, Jr. (1749 - 1806)
    DAR Ancestor # A053544 Hazen Family genealogy lists birth of Ruth 11 Nov 1747 and died age 77 yrs. which does not agree with tombstone. Col. Caleb Hazen was appointed ensign 1778 Seventh Dutchess Co....
  • Caleb Hazen (1720 - 1777)
    Served in the American Revolutionary War. DAR Ancestor #: A053543 Service: NEW YORK Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 4-4-1720 NORWICH NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT Death: 3-5-1777 FREDERICKSBURGH PCT DUTCHESS CO NEW Y...
  • Deborah Hazen (1716 - 1754)
    Deborah PECK BAPL Submitted. She ENDL Submitted. She was born WFT Est 1698-1723 in Lyme, Conn.. She died WFT Est 1756-1812. She has reference number 4060. She was married to John , Jr. HAZEN on 10 Ma...

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.