Mehitabel Hadley

Femaleabout 1721–

Brief Life History of Mehitabel

When Mehitabel Hadley was born about 1721, in Lower Yonkers, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Hadley, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Dyckman, was 29. She married Isaac Vermilyea Jr. in 1742, in Yonkers, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in Cortlandt, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Vermilyea Jr.
Mehitabel Hadley
Marriage: 1742
Rebecca Vermilyea
Santje Vermilyea unmarried
John Vermilyea
Joseph Vermilyea
Johanna Vermilyea
Nancy Vermilyea
Mehitabel Vermilyea
Isaac Vermilyea unmarried

Sources (5)

  • United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975;
  • United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975;
  • New York Probate Records, 1629-1971;

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1742Yonkers, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 55

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 55

    New York is the 11th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 62

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from either of three places called Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places called Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk, or Monken Hadley in Middlesex. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + lēah ‘wood, (woodland) clearing’; the others are from Old English hǣth ‘heathland, heather’ + lēah.

    In some cases also Native American (Navajo): variant of Hatathlie ‘singer (i.e. medicine man)’. Compare Singer 5.

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

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