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Rev Wentworth Hayden
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1813
Skowhegan
Somerset County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1886
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

He was the son of Clement and Mary (Humphrey) Hayden, both born in Maine. He married Lovina Ames, April 13, 1837, and was the father of eight children, of whom three served in the Union Army, the oldest, Alonzo, C. being killed at the battle of Gettysburg, and bur. at Nat'l Cem. in Gettysbury, PA.

Rev. Hayden was ordained at Mayfield, ME in 1838, ten years after his conversion. In Maine he labored for some time as a home missionary. His ministry was attended with many revivals and several churches were organized. In 1856, because of impaired health he went to Minnesota, where he organized a church at Champlin and was pastor of the Minneapolis church.

He served in the Maine Legislature in 1854, and later in the Minnesota Territorial and State Legislatures, and was the only member of the Minnesota Constitutional Convention that voted against excluding the black man from the ballot.
After many years of usefulness he passed to his rest, Feb. 8, 1886, widely lamented.
--info from Cyclopedia of Free Baptists, pub. 1889, Burgess and Ward; also, census and Minn. Political records.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lovina Ames Hayden (1816 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Alonzo C Hayden (1841 - 1863)*
  David Wentworth Hayden (1845 - 1912)*
  Charles Hayden (1847 - 1924)*
  Sadie C. Hayden Pomeroy (1850 - 1890)*
  Ella M. Hayden (1851 - 1922)*
  Edith E. Hayden French (1858 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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Burial:
Champlin Cemetery
Champlin
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: wvy
Record added: Oct 22, 2011
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Rev Wentworth Hayden
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Rev Wentworth Hayden
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Rev Wentworth Hayden
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Remembered for your contributions to your fellowman. Rest in peace.
- winnie yandell
 Added: Oct. 22, 2011
 
 
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