Rebecca Hayward

Female4 December 1642–about 1658

Brief Life History of Rebecca

Rebecca Hayward was born on 4 December 1642, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She married George Phippen about 1657, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She died about 1658, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 17.

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George Phippen
Rebecca Hayward
Marriage: about 1657

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    about 1657Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Name Meaning


    occupational name from Middle English hayward ‘keeper of the hedges and enclosures’ (Old English hēgweard), a manorial officer in charge of the common fields who protected corn and hay from cattle, theft, or damage, and supervised the harvest.

    occasionally a variant of Howard .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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