Thomas Sr & Joannah Haywood

1st generation

Thomas HaywoodJoannah/Hannah (unknown)
ParentsThomas or Josiah Haywood? Hannah Schultz?unknown
Born15 April 1745
Pleasant Valley, Dutchess, New York
1748
NY or MA
Sourcedate per gravestonegravestone in 1839 states “in 91st yr”
NotesThe name on the gravestone is Joannah but in Thomas’s will he refers to her as Hannah — Some have Hannah Jones listed
as his wife, correct?

Children

1 John Haywood
2 Thomas Haywood Jr
3 Hannah Haywood
4 Lewis Haywood Sr
5 William Haywood Sr
6 Daniel Haywood
7 Lydia Haywood

8 Susannah Haywood
9 Mary Haywood
10 Esther Haywood
11 Jane Haywood
12 Ruth Haywood
13 Charity Haywood
14 Rachael Haywood

Marriage
17 Aug 1769
Joannah (Unkn)
Source: other trees

Residence
1790
Livingston, Columbia, New York
Males – Under 16: 3 Lewis Sr (13) Daniel (9) William (11)
16 and over: 3 father Thomas. Sr(45) Thomas Jr (18) John (20)
Females: 6 mom Hannah (42), daughters Esther (1) Mary (3) Susannah (5) Lydia (7) Hannah (15)
Source: census

“Livingston” in 1790 census likely included what are 5 separate towns now (Livingston, Taghkanic, Copake, Gallatin & Ancram) – so he could have been living anywhere in there

Land
1793
Northeast, Dutchess Co., New York
ad – selling farm there


Note: what looks like an “f” to our eyes in print
here may be actually an “s”

Residence
1799
Livingston, Columbia, New York, USA
tax record – Thomas Haywood Assessment Year: 1799 Assessment Place: Livingston, Columbia, New York
Source: NY, Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

Also lists sons Thomas Jr, Lewis & John, all 4 had personal property, only Thomas Sr & John had real estate

Residence
1800
Clinton, Dutchess, New York
Thomas Haywood Males – 16-25: 2 Daniel (19) William (21)
45+: 1 Thomas (55)
Females – Under 10: 4 Rachel (4) Charity (6) Ruth (8) Jane (9-10)
10-15: 2 Esther (11) Mary (13)
16-25: 2 Sussanah (15-16) Lydia (17)
45+: 2 Hannah (52) ?? (a grandma?)
Source: census

Residence
1800
Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA
Tax record – Thomas Haywood Assessment Year: 1800 Assessment Place: Clinton, Dutchess, New York House & farm, personal estate
Source: NY Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

none of the sons listed here

Clinton then included 3 towns (Clinton, Pleasant Valley, Hyde Park) – he was likely in Pleasant Valley, he had land there, wife sold off in 1825 (see Mar 1825 below)

Poughkeepsie is southwest of Pleasant Valley, also listed as resident there

Residence
1801
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA
tax record – Thomas Haywood Assessment Year: 1801 Assessment Place: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, NY, $3380 in real estate only
Source: NY Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

none of the sons listed

Residence
1802
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA
tax record – Thomas Haywood Assessment Year: 1802 Assessment Place: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York
Lists owner Harry Dodge? – Thomas was working land for him? Personal property only $2000, no real estate
Source: `NY Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

Residence
1803
North East, Dutchess, New York, USA
tax rec – Thomordas Haywood Assessment Year: 1803 Assessment Place: Northeast, Dutchess, New York, Personal property only
Source: `NY Tax Assessment Rolls of Real and Personal Estates

no other family listed

Residence
1810
North East, Dutchess, New York, United States
Males – 16-25: 1 ?? was 1 of the daughters married?
45 and over: 1 Thomas (65)
Females – 10-15: 2 Rachel (14) Charity (15-16)
16-25: 5 Ruth (18) Jane (20) Esther (21) Mary (23) Susannah (25)
45 and over : 1 Hannah (62)
Source: census

Will Written
8 May 1811
North East, Dutchess, New York
Gives to wife Hannah 1/3 of his personal estate & use of 1/3 of his real estate;
sons John, Thomas, Lewis, William & Daniel, daughters Hannah, Lydia, Susannah, Mary, Esther, Jane, Ruth, Charity & Rachel – all children get the rest of his real & personal estate divided equally;
but 1st that real estate is to remain undivided until the children are all age 21 or married
appointed friend John Colver of North East & sons Thomas & Daniel as Executors
Source: New York, Wills and Probate Records

Thomas’ Death
9 Oct 1818
Poughkeepsie Rural cemetery, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess co, New York
Inscription: Thomas Haywood b. Apr. 15, 1745, d. Oct. 9, 1818, in 74th y.
Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nydutche/cems/methgrd.htm

Original Cemetery
1818
Poughkeepsie Methodist Churchyard, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess co, New York
In Poughkeepsie on East side of Jefferson st — in 1806 this land was acquired by a group of Methodists for a church building- building was torn down 1826 – the lot was also used as a burial place – was in a neglected state by 1911 when the gravestones were transcribed – the lot was sold, all gravestones & remains were moved to new cemetery (Poughkeepsie Rural)
Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nydutche/cems/methgrd.htm

Probate
17 Nov 1818
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA
Will was proven in Poughkeepsie
Source: New York, Wills and Probate Records

1818-1819
advertisement posted looking for any debt to be paid from Thomas’ estate

Residence
1820
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States
Hannah Haywood
Females – 26 thru 44: 1 Charity (26) or Jane (30) ???
45 and over : 1 Hannah (72)

Selling Land
17 Mar 1825
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess co, New York
Legal ad – is this Joannah selling off her late husband’s land in Pleasant Valley?

Joannah’s Death
25 Nov 1839
Poughkeepsie Rural cemetery, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess co, New York
stone: Haywood, Joannah, w. of Thomas, d. Nov. 25, 1839, in 91st y.
Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nydutche/cems/methgrd.htm

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