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William Hayden
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1786
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1855
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Stone reads:
Oct. 17, 1855
AEt. 69

Other inscription reads:
[there is a poem at the bottom,
but it was not recorded]

Location of Stone in Cemetery:
Near the corner of the
intersection of Sudbury Rd
and Concord Rd.

Other people on this stone:

Other stones nearby:
Lydia Hayden next to William. And a Hayden obelisk is nearby.

Condition in 2007:
Stone Slate is in good condition.
Inscription is in good condition.

Willow & urn within outline of 2 obelisks at top; much scroll work. Matches Lydia S. Hayden next to it.

Not indicated.

Recorded for Peter B. Snyder's Eagle Project, 2007.


On this HAYDEN Obelisk Stone, 2 sides are written on:

first side:
NAHUM HAYDEN 1815-1846

second side:

Other inscription on base of obelisk:
HAYDEN on the bottom.

Location of Stone in Cemetery:
Near the corner of the
intersection of Sudbury Rd
and Concord Rd.

2 stones next to this obelisk:
[parents to Nahum, William, Jonathan & Abbie,
and in-laws to Edmund:]

Condition in 2007:
Stone polished granite is in very good condition.
Inscription is in very good condition.

4-sided polished granite obelisk, but only 2 sides have writing.
Top has arched mount.

Recorded for Peter Snyder's Eagle project, 2007.

1785 April 20, Birth Record Marlborough, MA. LYDIA STRATTEN born to parents: ABIGAIL & JONATHAN STRATTEN.

1786 August 10, Birth Record Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM HAYDEN born to parents NAHUM & LOIS HAYDEN.

1842 July 28, Death Record Marlborough, MA. LOIS HAYDEN, widow, age 90.

1846 Feb. 18 Death Record Marlborough, MA. NAHUM HAYDEN, age 31 & 18 days, single, son of WILLIAM & LYDIA HAYDEN, died of "Consumption."

1846 Nov. 24 Death Record Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM G. HAYDEN, age 34 & 1 mo. & 6 days, son of WILLIAM & LYDIA HAYDEN, single, died of "Liver complaint."

1848 March 19 Marriage Record Newton, Middlesex County, MA. EDMUND O. PLYMPTON of Newton "int." to marry MARY E. FULLER of Boston, MA.

1850 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM HAYDEN & wife LYDIA S. HAYDEN. Daughters: LOIS HAYDEN; & LYDIA HAYDEN. William and Lydia S. Hayden are buried next to this obelisk with Edmund O. Plympton's.

1852 Oct. 15 Death Record Marlborough, MA. LYDIA [STRATTEN] HAYDEN age 68, wife of WILLIAM HAYDEN, died of Asthma.

1855 State Census Sturbridge, MA. [Possibly Edmund O. Plympton's parents & siblings] WARREN PLIMPTON age 60, farmer. Wife SAMANTHA PLIMPTON age 58. Children: PENEL PLIMPTON 35, farmer; PHILURA PLIMPTON [female] 28; JAMES W. PLIMPTON age 13. [Warren's widowed mother] LOIS [BELKNAP] PLIMPTON age 84. Irish maid age 38, Elisa Kennedy.

1855 Oct. 17 Death Record Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM HAYDEN age 69 & 2 mo. & 7 days, widower, farmer, died of heart disease, parents: NAHUM & LOIS HAYDEN.

1857 July 2 Death Record, Marlborough, MA. JONATHAN HAYDEN age 37, born in Marlborough, farmer, died of consumption. parents: WILLIAM HAYDEN & LYDIA [STRATTEN].

1857 Oct. 28 Marriage Record, Newton, MA. 2nd marriage for EDMUND O. "PLIMPTON" age 31, born in Medfield, MA, parents: WARREN & MARY PLIMPTON. 1st marriage for the bride LOIS HAYDEN, age 32, born in Marlborough, parents: WILLIAM & LYDIA [STRATTEN] HAYDEN.

1860 U.S. Census for EDMUND PLYMPTON in Medway, Massachusetts. Cabinet maker age 23???. Next person is MARY [FULLER] PLYMPTON age 21.?????

1862 Jan. 12 Birth Record Medway, MA. WARREN HAYDEN PLIMPTON born to parents: farmer EDMUND O. PLIMPTON & LOIS [HAYDEN].

1865 State Census Medway, Norfolk County, MA. EDMUND "C" PLYMPTON age 37. Wife LOIS [HAYDEN] PLYMPTON age 38. Son WARREN H. PLYMPTON age 3. Sisters-in-law LYDIA A. HAYDEN 40; & ABBIE S. HAYDEN [WOOD] age 30.

?Is this Edmund O. Plympton's parent?
1868 May 30 Death Record Sturbridge, MA. WARREN PLIMPTON, age 72 & 2 days, born in Sturbridge, married, farmer, died of apoplexy, parents: RENALDO PLIMPTON & LOIS BELKNAP.

1870 U.S. Census Medway, MA. EDMUND "PLIMPTON" age 42, carpenter, estate $6,800. Wife LOIS H.[HAYDEN] PLIMPTON age 40. Children: WARREN N. PLIMPTON 8; & ABBIE A. PLIMPTON age 4. Sisters-in-law LYDIA A. HAYDEN 44; & ABBY S. HAYDEN [WOOD] age 38, works in bonnet factory.

1873 May 1 Marriage Record Medway, MA. 1st marriage for both: ABBY S. HAYDEN age 40, parents: WILLIAM HAYDEN & LYDIA [STRATTEN]. The groom is SAMUEL THOMPSON WOOD age 22, born in Woonsocket, RI (really Nova Scotia), farmer, parents: SAMUEL WOOD & MARIA SEAMAN.

1876 Nov. 4 Naturalization Card #91-4, for SAMUEL T. WOOD born January 17, 1851 in Nova Scotia, Canada, residence in West Medway, MA.

1878 April 22 Death Record, Medway, Norfolk County, MA. "EDWARD" O. PLIMPTON age 51, born in Medway, farmer, died of "Paralysis"; parents: WARREN PLIMPTON (born in Sturbridge) & MARY FISHER (born in Medfield).

1879 March 14 Death Record, Medway, MA. ABBY S. HAYDEN WOOD, age 46 & 1 mo. & 6 days, born in Marlborough, married, parents: WILLIAM HAYDEN & LYDIA STRATTEN. Died of "Shock of Ovari___?".

1884 Aug. 26 Marriage Record Medway, MA. WARREN H. PLYMPTON age 22, parents: "EDWARD" PLYMPTON & LOIS [HAYDEN]. The bride is LILLIAN G.[GERTRUDE] GUILD age 21, parents: NATHANIEL & SARAH GUILD.

1889 June 20 Death Record Medway, MA. LOIS H. [HAYDEN] PLYMPTON age 67, born in Marlborough, MA, died of Heart Disease; parents: WILLIAM HAYDEN & LYDIA [STRATTEN].

1900 U.S. Census Gardner, Worcester County, MA. [ABBY'S widowed husband] SAMUEL T. WOOD age 49 born January 1851 in Canada, manager of Town Farm with 11 people as "inmates". [2nd wife] MARY A. WOOD age 44 born in Canada, married 18 years, 3 children with 2 living. Son ERNEST H. WOOD age 13 born Oct. 1886 in MA.

1920 U.S. Census Medway, Worcester County, MA. WARREN H. PLYMPTON age 57 teamster, owns house. Wife GERTRUDE S. PLYMPTON age 56. Children: LEROY G. PLYMPTON 31 laborer on public roads; LOIS G. PLYMPTON 28, hat trimmer in hat factory; EUNICE S. PLYMPTON 22, machine operator in hat factory; & GRACE E. PLYMPTON age 18, hat trimmer in hat factory.

1930 U.S. Census Medway, MA. WARREN H. PLYMPTON age 68, owns house valued at $5,500, yes has a radio set, occupation teamster for town of Medway. Also there are his children: GRACE E. PLYMPTON 28; & LEROY PLYMPTON age 41, teamster for town of Medway; & [grandson?] JOHN E. PLYMPTON age 8.

SOURCE: Lisa Clark

William Hayden: b: Aug 10, 1786 d: Oct 17, 1855 both in Marlborough, Middlesex, MA
"Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
name: William Hayden
gender: Male
birth date: 10 Aug 1786
father's name: Nahum Hayden
indexing project (batch) number: C50000-1
system origin: Massachusetts-ODM

"Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"
name: William Hayden
event: Death
event date: 17 Oct 1855
event place: Marlboro, Massachusetts
gender: Male
age: 69
marital status: Widowed
occupation: Farmer
birthplace: Marlboro
estimated birth year: 1786
father: Nahum Hayden
mother: Lois
volume/page/certificate number: v 94 p 90
film number: 960171
frame number:
digital folder number: 4219407
image number: 406
Family links: 
  Lydia Stratten Hayden (1785 - 1852)
  William C. Hayden (1812 - 1846)*
  Nahum Hayden (1815 - 1846)*
  Jonathan Hayden (1818 - 1857)*
  Abbie Hayden Wood (1828 - 1879)*
*Calculated relationship
Weeks Cemetery
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
Record added: May 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37149170
William Hayden
Added by: Chris Enright Snyder
William Hayden
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Added by: Chris Enright Snyder
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Rest in Peace.
- Lisa Clark
 Added: Jan. 12, 2013

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