Hyde, Samuel (1610 – 1689) – Newton, MA

Deacon Samuel Hyde was born, probably in England, about 1610, and died at Cambridge Village (now Newton), MA 12 Sept. 1689, aged 79.  He embarked in the ship Jonathan, from London for Boston, in April 1639, and settle at Cambridge Village about 1640.  He married Temperance  ______, who probably came to New England in the same ship with him.

 

Samuel is the older brother of Jonathan Hyde (1626-1711) also of Newton, MA.  Together they bought 40 acres of land in 1647.

 

Two good references of Samuel and his brother Jonathan are the following: (Both are available on the web).

 

Four Generations of Descendants of Samuel Hyde of Newton, Mass., by Hon. William Henry Harrison Stowell,  in New England Historic Genealogical Society’s Register,  April, 1917, Vol. 71, p. 144-153; July 1917 Vol. 71, p. 284.

 

Four Generations of Descendants of Jonathan Hyde of Newton, Mass., by Hon. William Henry Harrison Stowell,  in New England Historic Genealogical Society’s Register,  July, 1917, Vol. 71, p. 257-271; Oct, 1917, Vol. 71, p. 342-353.

 

Dan C. Hyde, hyde@bucknell.edu

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