William Cullen Bryant

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William Cullen Bryant

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    Joseph Hayward

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandfather of William Cullen Bryant
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 26 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1646 
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    • BEF 1682 
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    • Claims that Joseph had a first wife named Sarah Brett appear to be unfounded.

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    • Spouse:
    • Alice Brett
    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 15 Dec 1673

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  • Sources for Joseph Hayward

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 147, Birth record for daughter Hannah Hayward.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 149, Birth record for son Joseph Hayward.
    • 5 Byram, John Arnold, Byrams in America, Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press (1996), 12, incorrectly gives Joseph's name as John.
    • 6 Mitchell, Nahum, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts: Including an Extensive Family Register, Boston: Kidder and Wright (1840), 181, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 7 Nahum, Mitchell, Mitchell's History of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Reprinted in facsimile., Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Reprinted by Henry T. Pratt (1897, originally 1840), 182, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 20, 182.
    • 9 Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury, Descendants of Edward Small of New England and the Allied Families with Tracings of English Ancestry, Cambridge: Privately Printed at The Riverside Press (1910), 373, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 11 Wood, Ralph V., Jr., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 12, Francis Cooke, Revised Edition, Rockland, Maine: Picton Press (2011, revised edition 3rd printing), 37.