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Obadiah Hayes
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1754
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1817
Granby
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Obadiah was a son of Daniel Hayes (1716-1786) and his cousin Abigail Hayes (1723-1763).

When the Revolutionary War began, he enlisted with the Connecticut troops and served one year in Col. Andrew Ward's regiment, beginning in May of 1776, and for four months in Col. Cook's regiment, beginning in July of 1777. He was present at the surrender of Gen. John Burgoyne at Saratoga 17 October 1777.

Following the war, Obadiah married Ahinoam Holcombe, daughter of Joshua Holcombe (1724-1784) and and Martha Griffin, 25 September 1780 at Simsbury. They are on the church covenant at Salmon Brook 1793. He was school commissioner in 1795.

Obadiah and Ahinoam had 11 children:

Obadiah
Ahinoam
Cephas
Amherst
Bathsheba
Chester
Roland
Harvey
Gordon
Nancy
Homer 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ahinoam Holcombe Hayes (1757 - 1844)*
 
 Children:
  Cephas Hayes (1785 - 1849)*
  Chester Hayes (1792 - 1876)*
  Gordon Hayes (1798 - 1874)*
  Nancy Hayes Alderman (1800 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aloud I call to all around,
While here inclos'd I lie,
Let faith and love in you abound,
For you must shortly die"
 
Burial:
Baptist Cemetery
Granby
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28373987
Obadiah Hayes
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Obadiah Hayes
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 Added: Jul. 21, 2008
 
 
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