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EDWARD HAZEN (d. 1683) of Rowley m. Hannah Grant
SARAH HAZEN (1673 - 1705) m. Daniel Wicom

Generation 1

EDWARD HAZEN (d. 1683) of Rowley

Parents: Unknown

Edward Hazen was buried on 22 Jul 1683 in Rowley. [Ref] He married Elizabeth Unknown. She was buried on 18 Sep 1649 in Rowley. [Ref] He married second Hannah Grant in Mar 1650. [Ref]

Edward was a selectman in Rowley in 1650, 1651, 1654, 1660, 1665 and 1668. [Ref]

Children of Edward Hazen and Hannah Grant:

  1. Elizabeth Hazen was born on 8 Mar 1650/1. [Ref] She married Nathaniel, the son of John and Bridget Harris of Rowley, on 1 Apr 1670. [Ref]
  2. Hannah Hazen was born in Sep 1653. [Ref] She died before 1683. [Ref] She married William Gibson. [Ref]
  3. John Hazen was born on 22 Sep 1655. [Ref] He probably died without issue. [Ref]
  4. Thomas Hazen was born on 29 Feb 1657/8. [Ref] He died on 12 Apr 1735 in Norwich. [Ref] He married Mary, the daughter of Thomas Howlett, on 1 Jan 1682/3. [Ref] They had 11 children. [Ref]
    Thomas owned a farm in Rowley at the time of is father's death. [Ref] He was a freeman on 22 Mar 1689/90 in Boxford. [Ref] He was dismissed from the church in Topsfield to become a member of the church in Boxfield in 1702. [Ref] In 1711 he moved to the part of Norwich called West Farms (now Franklin). [Ref]
  5. Edward Hazen was born on 10 Sep 1660. [Ref] He died in 1748. [Ref] He married Jane, the daughter of John and Jane (Crosby) Pickard on 6 Nov 1684. [Ref] They had eight children. [Ref]
  6. Isabel Hazen was born on 21 Jul 1662. [Ref] She married John, the son of Thomas and Ann Wood of Boxford, on 16 Jan 1680. [Ref]
  7. Priscilla Hazen was born on 25 Nov 1664. [Ref] She married Jeremiah, the son of John and Dorcas Pearson of Rowley, on 21 Jul 1681. [Ref]
  8. Edney Hazen was born on 20 Jun 1667. [Ref] She married Timothy, the son of Rev. William and Elizabeth (Wooten) Perkins of Topsfield, on 2 Aug 1686. [Ref]
  9. Richard Hazen was born on 6 Aug 1669. [Ref] He died on 25 Sep 1733 in Haverhill. [Ref] He married first Mary Peabody on 5 Dec 1694. [Ref] She died on 13 Dec 1731. [Ref] He married second Mrs. Grace Kimball on 3 Apr 1733. [Ref] Richard and Mary had 11 children. [Ref]
    Richard was adopted by his stepfather, who left him his large estate. [Ref]
    some descendants of Richard Hazen
  10. Hiphzebeth Hazen was born on 22 Dec 1671. [Ref] She [?] died on 29 Nov 1689 in Rowley. [Ref]
  11. Sarah Hazen was born on 22 Aug 1673. She married Daniel Wicom.

Generation 2

SARAH HAZEN (1673 - 1705)

Parents: Edward Hazen and Hannah Grant

Sarah Hazen was born on 22 Aug 1673. [Ref] She died on 9 Apr 1705 and is buried in the Old Cemetery in Rowley. [Ref] She married Daniel Wicom of Rowley on 27 Jun 1690. [Ref]

Sarah's gravestone is number 301 in Row 4, East 1. The inscription reads, "Sarah the Wife of Daniel Wicom died April ye 9th 1705 & in ye 33d year of Har age A tender Mother A prudent wife At Gods command resind her life."


Blodgette, George B., Inscriptions from the Old Cemetery in Rowley, Massachusetts, Salem, MA, The Salem Press Publishing and Printing Co., 1893.

Hazen, Henry Allen, "The Hazen Family: Four American generations," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 33, 1879, 229- 236.