Nathan Hayward

18 February 1756–
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Hayward was born on 18 February 1756, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Howard, was 38 and his mother, Martha Wood, was 34. He lived in Mansfield Four Corners, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1756.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Howard
1718–1777
Martha Wood
1722–
Stephen Hayward
1739–1740
Mary Hayward
1741–
Martha Hayward
1743–
Capt Nathaniel Howard Jr
1745–1809
Capt Stephen Howard
1747–1795
Abigail Hayward
1749–
John Hayward
1751–
Jonathan Howard
1754–1828
Nathan Hayward
1756–
Bunyon Hayward
1758–
Beulah Hayward
1760–
Josiah Hayward
1763–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 20

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 25

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for protecting land or enclosed forest from damage by animals, poachers, or vandals, from Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1) + ward ‘guardian’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathan Hayward, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Nathan Hayward, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Nathan Hayward, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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