Elizabeth HALEY

Elizabeth is my eighth great grandaunt; we are related through her parents Andrew “King” and Deborah (WILSON) HALEY, my ninth great grandparents.

New Hampshire Gazette

8 March 1765

“Mrs. Elizabeth Hight, aged 99, died in Newington, N.H., the first week beginning Feb. 24, 1765.  She was married four times and had 8 children, and about 300 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, most of whom survived her.”

Elizabeth HALEY was born between 1666 and 1672 in Kittery, York, ME.[1]  She died 24 February 1765 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[2]  Elizabeth married four times.  She married first John NELSON 1 January 1695 in York, York, ME.[3]  He was born 1668 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH.  He was the son of Charles and Mary (MARTYN) NELSON.  He died in 1702 in Kittery, York, ME.  She married second to William HOYT 10 March 1702.[4]  William was born 8 April 1676 in Salisbury, Merrimack, NH.[5]  His father was Thomas HOYT.  He died before 1718.  She married third to Nicholas HILLIARD 11 December 1718 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH.[6]  He was born 1668 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH.  She married fourth to Deacon John DAM 2 November 1732.[7]  He was born 23 February 1667 in Canada.  John was the son of Sergeant John and Sarah (HALL) DAM.

Elizabeth and John Nelson had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth was born 1696 in Kittery, York, ME. She married Jonathan DOWNING on 15 March 1716 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[8]
  2. Mary was born 18 July 1698 in Oyster River, Strafford, NH. She married Samuel HILL 22 November 1716 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[9]  Samuel was born 13 December 1696 in Durham, Strafford, NH. [10] Samuel was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (WILLIAMS) HILL.  He died 2 April 1767 in Strafford County, NH.

Elizabeth and William had the following children:

  1. Sarah was born 1705 in Newington, Rockingham, NH. She married Samuel NUTTER 18 May 1725 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[11]  Samuel was born about 1704 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.  He is the son of Henry and Mary (SHACKFORD) NUTTER.  He died 10 July 1771 in Newark, Essex, NJ.
  2. William HIGHT was born 1707 Kittery, York, ME. He died 30 November 1782 in Berwick, York, ME.  He was interred at Old Fields Cemetery in South Berwick, York, ME.[12]  He married Elizabeth WALTON 24 October 1734 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[13]  She was born in 1713 in Berwick, York, ME.  She was the daughter of George and Frances (ALLEN) WALTON. She died 18 April 1776 in Berwick, York, ME.  Her body is interred at Old Fields Cemetery in South Berwick, York, ME.[14]   He married second Mary KINNERSON 19 November 1777 in Berwick, York, ME.  She died 30 November 1782.
  3. John was born 24 Jun 1708 in Rockingham, NH. He died 1783 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.  He married Lydia MILLER 10 December 1728 in Rockingham, NH.[15]  Lydia was born in 1713 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH.  She was the daughter of Benjamin and Lydia (FERNALD) MILLER.  She died in 1763 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH.
  4. Abigail was born in 1710 in Kittery, York, ME. She married George BOYD 31 August 1730 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[16]  George was born 1708 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.  He died 6 October 1787.
  5. Elizabeth was born about 1715 Newington, Rockingham, NH. She married George COLBATH 28 November 1734 in Newington, Rockingham, NH.[17]  He was born about 1712.  He was the son of George and Mary (PITTMAN) COLBATH.
  6. Charles was born about 1716 in Rockingham, NH.  He died about 1761.  He possibly married twice first to Jane.  Second possible marriage was Alice FROST.

[1] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015), Elizabeth Haley.  Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 181 [DAM].

[2] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 181 [DAM].

[3] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, online reprint (1909; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), HALEY, Elizabeth Haley; online reprint, Dunham-Wilcox-Trott-Kirk (dunhamwilcox.net : online 4 April 2015.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 641; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 4 April 2015; NELSON.  Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), com., “U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700: Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” database on-line, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015), Elizabeth Haley and John Nelson.  Yates Publishing, “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015), Elizabeth Haley and John Nelson.  Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 181 [DAM], 297 [HALEY], 331 [HILLARD], 352 [HOYT].

[4] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, online reprint (1909; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), HALEY, Elizabeth Haley; online reprint, Dunham-Wilcox-Trott-Kirk (dunhamwilcox.net : online 4 April 2015.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 641; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 4 April 2015; NELSON.  Walter Goodwin Davis, author, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A reprinting in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants) compiled by Maine’s Foremost Genealogist, 1916-1963 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996), 307, William Hoyt; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015.Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991),181 [DAM], 297 [HALEY], 331 [HILLARD], 352 [HOYT].

[5] Walter Goodwin Davis, author, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A reprinting in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants) compiled by Maine’s Foremost Genealogist, 1916-1963 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996), 307, William Hoyt; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015.

[6] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, online reprint (1909; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), HALEY, Elizabeth Haley; online reprint, Dunham-Wilcox-Trott-Kirk (dunhamwilcox.net : online 4 April 2015.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 641; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 4 April 2015; NELSON.  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 4 April 2015), Nicholas Hilliard and Elizabeth Hoitt; FHL microfilm 16191.  Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 181 [DAM], 297 [HALEY], 331 [HILLARD], 352 [HOYT].

Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 181 [DAM], 297 [HALEY], 331 [HILLARD], 352 [HOYT].

[8] Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), Jonathan Downing and Elizabeth Nelson; vol. 22, page 23.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 641; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 4 April 2015; NELSON.  Walter Goodwin Davis, author, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A reprinting in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants) compiled by Maine’s Foremost Genealogist, 1916-1963 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996), 307, William Hoyt; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015.

[9] Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), Samuel Hill and Mary Nelson; vol. 22, page 23.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 641; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 4 April 2015; NELSON.   Walter Goodwin Davis, author, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A reprinting in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants) compiled by Maine’s Foremost Genealogist, 1916-1963 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996), 307, William Hoyt; digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 April 2015.

[10] “Early Records of New Hampshire Families,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 7 (1853), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), Samuel Hill; vol. 7, page 122.

[11] “New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestr.com (www.ancestry.com : online 5 April 2015), Saml Nutter and Sarah Horte.  Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), Samuel Nutter and Sarah Hoit; vol. 7, page 24.   “New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” images online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 4 April 2015), Samuel Nutter and Sarah Hoite; FHL microfilm 1001288.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), William Hight; memorial 50045614.

[13] Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), William Hoite and Elizabeth Walton; vol. 22, page 25.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), Mrs. Elizabeth Walton Hight; memorial 50045608.

[15] New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 4 April 2015), John Hoitt and Lydia Miller; FHL microfilm 16191.

[16] Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), George Boyde and Abigail Hoyte; vol. 22, page 25.

[17] Charles W. Tuttle, “Church Records of Newington, N.H.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), George Coolbrooth and Elizabeth Hoite; vol. 22, page 25.

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