Hyde,  Maj. Gen. Caleb

Hyde, Maj. Gen. Caleb

Male 1739 - 1820  (81 years)  

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  • Name Hyde, Caleb 
    Title Maj. Gen. 
    Born 29 Jul 1739  Franklin, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 5 Aug 1739  Franklin Congregational Church, Franklin, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1820  Broome County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point, Broome County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8614  Sackett
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2015 

    Father Hyde, Elijah,   b. 1705, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1783, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Tracy, Ruth,   b. 13 Sep 1711, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1773, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1730  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children
    1. Hyde, Caleb,   b. 29 Jul 1739, Franklin, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1820, Broome County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F3519  Group Sheet

    Family Sackett, Elizabeth,   b. 22 Nov 1742, Oblong, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1806  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1761 
    Children 
     1. Hyde, Charles,   b. 12 Feb 1764,   d. 3 Oct 1806, Unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Hyde, Caleb,   b. 6 Aug 1765,   d. Unknown
     3. Hyde, Clarissa,   b. 17 Apr 1767,   d. Unknown
     4. Hyde, Chauncey,   b. 29 Jan 1769,   d. Unknown
    +5. Hyde, Calvin,   b. 9 Feb 1770, Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1844, North Hampton, Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Hyde, Elisabeth,   b. 3 Nov 1772,   d. 15 May 1797  (Age 24 years)
     7. Hyde, Ruth,   b. 16 May 1774,   d. Unknown
     8. Hyde, Prudence,   b. 2 Nov 1775,   d. Unknown
     9. Hyde, Elijah,   b. 2 Jul 1777,   d. 13 Feb 1790  (Age 12 years)
     10. Hyde, John,   b. 15 Jan 1779,   d. 19 May 1779  (Age 0 years)
     11. Hyde, Ebby,   b. 27 Jan 1781,   d. Unknown
     12. Hyde, Harriet,   b. 18 Feb 1784,   d. Unknown
     13. Hyde, Melinda,   b. 16 Dec 1786,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F3518  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1739 - Franklin, New London County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Aug 1739 - Franklin Congregational Church, Franklin, New London County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hyde, Calvin - 9 Feb 1770 - Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1820 - Broome County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point, Broome County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Brigadier General Caleb Hyde (1739-1820) headstone
    Brigadier General Caleb Hyde (1739-1820) headstone
    From Find A Grave Memorial# 73507197, uploaded there by Paul R.

  • Notes 
    • Caleb Hyde was born at West Farms, Conn., and after his marriage settled at Lenox, Mass. At the commencement of the war of the Revolution he was a Captain of the Lenox Company of Militia, which was attached to Regiment commanded by Col. James Eaton. On May 10, 1775, he responded promptly to an alarm notice and marched with his company from Lenox to Ticonderoga, and from that date to the end of the war was an active patriot and frequently on duty in the field. On Aug. 30, 1775, he was commissioned Junior Major, and subsequently Senior Major, and still later Lieut. Colonel of Colonel Simons' regiment. In October, 1781, he commanded a battalion of militia sent from Massachusetts to reinforce the Continental Army at Saratoga and served with credit under General Stark. After the close of the war he was commissioned Brig. General of Mass., Militia, and was Sheriff of the county of Berkshire. Later he removed to Lysle, N. Y. He served several terms both as Assemblyman and State Senator in New York Legislature, and in 1804 was a member of the Council of Appointment. - [Weygant, p. 166]
      [Also in: Hyde genealogy: or, the descendants, in the female as well as in the male lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with their places of residence, and dates of births, marriages, &c., and other particulars of them and their families and ancestry; By Reuben Hyde Walworth
      Published by Higginson Book Co., 1864; Item notes: v. 1, pt. 1]
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      From Page 528, "History of Broome County : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers:

      Elijah Hyde was married to Ruth Tracy, of Norwich, Conn., November 12, 1730. She died October 1st, 1773, at Lebanon, Conn. Their son, General Caleb Hyde, was born at Franklin, Conn., July 29th, 1739. He settled in Lenox, Mass, in 1769; removed to Lisle, N.Y., where he died December 25th 1820. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and served as major-general of militia. He was high sheriff at the time the rebels of Shay?s Rebellion were executed. In 1803 he was elected senator of New York and one of the council of appointment in 1804. He was married in 1761 to Miss Elizabeth Sacket, of Oblong, N.Y. General Hyde died at Lisle, N.y., January 6th, 1806.

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      From Hyde Genealogy; or the Descents, the the Female as well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with Their Places of Residence, and Dates of Birth, Marriages, & c. and Other Particulars of Them and Their Families and Ancestry. (Vol. 1), by Reuben H. Walworth, 1864.

      V. Gen. Caleb Hyde (145), born at Norwich "West
      Farms (now Franklin), Conn., 29 July, 1739, the fourth
      son of Elijah Hyde (24) and Ruth Tracy, of Lebanon, was
      a grandson of Samuel Hyde (4) of the third generation.
      He m. in 1761, Elizabeth Sacket, b. 22 Nov., 1742, at
      Oblong, N. Y., daughter of Capt. John Sacket, a physician of Oblong, and niece of Admiral Richard Sacket.
      They settled at Lenox, Mass., in 1769. He took an active
      part in the revolution, and the names of himself and of his
      brother Moses Hyde (148) appear in the proceedings of a
      meeting at Lenox, in 1774, in opposition to British aggressions.
      He was subsequently sheriff of the county of Berkshire, Mass. He afterwards removed to Lisle, N, Y.,
      at what is now called the Hyde settlement, and became
      one of the leading public men in that part of the state.
      He was a major-general of the militia; was elected a
      senator from the western district of N. Y. in 1803, and in
      Feb., 1804, was chosen by the house of assembly as one of
      the members of the council of appointment. His wife d.
      6 Jan., 1806. He survived her and d. 25 Dec, 1820, at
      Lisle.
      Their children were
      :
      751?2. A pair of twins, b. at Lebanon, died unnamed.
      753. Charles, b. 12 Feb., 1764, at Lebanon. He was an officer in the army of the U. S. and a lawyer. He settled at Natchez, and d. 3 Oct., 1806, unm.
      754. Caleb, b. 6 Aug., 1765, at Lebanon, m. Rhoda Steel.+
      755. Chauncey, b. 29 Jan., 1769, at Lebanon, m. Alice Stoughton.+
      756. Calvin, b. 9 Feb., 1770, at Lenox, m. Amney Stanley.+
      757. Elijah, b. 2 July, 1777, at Lenox, d. 13 Feb., 1790.
      758. John, b. 15 Jan., 1779, at Lenox, d. 19 May, 1779.
      759. Ebby, b. 27 Jan., 1781, at Lenox, m. Elizabeth Osborne.+
      760. Clarissa, b. 17 April, 1767, at Lebanon, m. Josiah L. Patterson.+
      761. Elizabeth, b. 3 Nov., 1772, at Lenox. She m. Thomas Steel of Lenox, and d. 15 May, 1797. Had one child. Chancey,
      who d. aged 22, unm.
      762. Ruth, b. 16 May, 1774, at Lenox, m. Abram W. Sedgwick.+
      763. Prudence, b. 2 Nov., 1775, at Lenox, m. William Woodruff.+
      764. Harriet, b. 18 Feb., 1784, at Lenox, m. Isaac Foote.+
      765. Melinda, b. 16 Dec, 1786, at Lenox. She m. about 1804,
      James Park of Broome county, N. Y., and removed to Simcoe,
      C. W., and had five children : 1. George, W. 2. John.
      3. Caroline, m. ___ McPherson. 4. Maria. 5. Eliza.
      She and most of their children were living at Waterford, C.
      W., in 1857.

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      Headstone in:
      Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point, Broome Co., NY
      Gen. Caleb Hyde
      Died
      December 25, 1820
      Aged 81 years

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Weygant, Weygant, Charles H., (Newburgh, N. Y., 1907), p. 166 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S940] Linage Book, Daughters of the American Revolution, v. 52, p. 51733, 16 Aug 2015.
      Mrs. Flora Silliman McHarg
      born in Medina, Ill.
      Published 1905

      Wife of T. Arthur McHarg
      Descendant of Lieut. Col. Caleb Hyde, Sergt. Daniel Sillman, Corp Ebenezer Colman, Lieut. Caleb Matthews, and James Stanley

      Daughter of Norman Hyde Silliman (b. 1842) and Emily A. Matthews (b. 1845, his wife, m. 1866.

      Granddaughter of Marshall Bennett Sillman (1812-88) and Clarissa Hyde (1813-42), his 1st wife, m. 1837; Leman Matthews (1816-1902) and Mabel Barker (1816-92), his wife, m. 1830.

      Gr-granddaughter of Gersom Silliman (1783-1856) and Mary (Polly) Colman (1787-1864), his 1st wife, m. 1809; Calvin Hyde (1770-1880) and Anney Stanley (1769-1841), his wife, m. 1791; Simon Matthews (1769-1827) and Rhoda Royce (1775-1860), his wife, m. 1793.

      Gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel Silliman and Sarah Brinsmade, his wife; Caleb Hyde and Elizabeth Sackett, his wife; Ebenezer Colman, Jr., and Phebe Carpenter (1764-93), his wife, m. 1782; Caleb Matthews and Anna Carrington (1743-1804), his wife, m. 1766; James Stanley and Esther Gridley (d. 1826), his wife, m. 1765.

      Caleb Hyde (1739-1820) served as captain, 1775, major, 1776-1777, and lieutenant colonel, 1778, Massachusetts troops. Discharged 1781. He was born in Norwich, West Farms (now Franklin), Conn.; died in Broome County, N.Y.

      Also No. 11435.

      Daniel Sillman (1752-1818) enlisted, 1775, as private in the 10th company, Connecticut Continentla regiment, and, 1777, served as sergeant in Capt. Jabez Wheeler's company of militia. He was born in Fairfield, Conn.; died in Easton.

      Ebenezer Colman (1751-1827) served as corporal in Capt. David Miller's company, Lieut. Col. Obediah Hosford's regiment, 1776, which marched to East Chester. He was born and died in Coventry, Conn.

      Caleb Matthews (1743-1814) was ensign, 1778, in the 2 regiment, Rhode Island Continental troops and promoted lieutenant, 1777, serving in the first battalion of infantry. He was born in Wallingford, Conn.; died in Bristol, Conn.

      James Stanley turned out at the Lexington Alarm in the 10th Connecticut company under Capt. Abraham Sedgewick. He was born, 1744, in Hartford, Conn.; died in Lisle, Broome County, N.Y.

    3. [S983] History of Broome County : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers, 26 Aug 2015.
      Page 528, "History of Broome County : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers?

      Elijah Hyde was married to Ruth Tracy, of Norwich, Conn., November 12, 1730. She died October 1st, 1773, at Lebanon, Conn. Their son, General Caleb Hyde, was born at Franklin, Conn., July 29th, 1739. He settled in Lenox, Mass, in 1769; removed to Lisle, N.Y., where he died December 25th 1820. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and served as major-general of militia. He was high sheriff at the time the rebels of Shay?s Rebellion were executed. In 1803 he was elected senator of New York and one of the council of appointment in 1804. He was married in 1761 to Miss Elizabeth Sacket, of Oblong, N.Y. General Hyde died at Lisle, N.Y., January 6th, 1806.

    4. [S987] Hyde Genealogy, Reuben H. Walworth, 74-75 (Reliability: 3), 26 Aug 2015.
      From Hyde Genealogy; or the Descents, the the Female as well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with Their Places of Residence, and Dates of Birth, Marriages, & c. and Other Particulars of Them and Their Families and Ancestry. (Vol. 1), by Reuben H. Walworth, 1864.

      V. Gen. Caleb Hyde (145), born at Norwich "West
      Farms (now Franklin), Conn., 29 July, 1739, the fourth
      son of Elijah Hyde (24) and Ruth Tracy, of Lebanon, was
      a grandson of Samuel Hyde (4) of the third generation.
      He m. in 1761, Elizabeth Sacket, b. 22 Nov., 1742, at
      Oblong, N. Y., daughter of Capt. John Sacket, a physician of Oblong, and niece of Admiral Richard Sacket.
      They settled at Lenox, Mass., in 1769. He took an active
      part in the revolution, and the names of himself and of his
      brother Moses Hyde (148) appear in the proceedings of a
      meeting at Lenox, in 1774, in opposition to British aggressions.
      He was subsequently sheriff of the county of Berkshire, Mass. He afterwards removed to Lisle, N, Y.,
      at what is now called the Hyde settlement, and became
      one of the leading public men in that part of the state.
      He was a major-general of the militia; was elected a
      senator from the western district of N. Y. in 1803, and in
      Feb., 1804, was chosen by the house of assembly as one of
      the members of the council of appointment. His wife d.
      6 Jan., 1806. He survived her and d. 25 Dec, 1820, at
      Lisle.
      Their children were
      :
      751?2. A pair of twins, b. at Lebanon, died unnamed.
      753. Charles, b. 12 Feb., 1764, at Lebanon. He was an officer in the army of the U. S. and a lawyer. He settled at Natchez, and d. 3 Oct., 1806, unm.
      754. Caleb, b. 6 Aug., 1765, at Lebanon, m. Rhoda Steel.+
      755. Chauncey, b. 29 Jan., 1769, at Lebanon, m. Alice Stoughton.+
      756. Calvin, b. 9 Feb., 1770, at Lenox, m. Amney Stanley.+
      757. Elijah, b. 2 July, 1777, at Lenox, d. 13 Feb., 1790.
      758. John, b. 15 Jan., 1779, at Lenox, d. 19 May, 1779.
      759. Ebby, b. 27 Jan., 1781, at Lenox, m. Elizabeth Osborne.+
      760. Clarissa, b. 17 April, 1767, at Lebanon, m. Josiah L. Patterson.+
      761. Elizabeth, b. 3 Nov., 1772, at Lenox. She m. Thomas Steel of Lenox, and d. 15 May, 1797. Had one child. Chancey,
      who d. aged 22, unm.
      762. Ruth, b. 16 May, 1774, at Lenox, m. Abram W. Sedgwick.+
      763. Prudence, b. 2 Nov., 1775, at Lenox, m. William Woodruff.+
      764. Harriet, b. 18 Feb., 1784, at Lenox, m. Isaac Foote.+
      765. Melinda, b. 16 Dec, 1786, at Lenox. She m. about 1804,
      James Park of Broome county, N. Y., and removed to Simcoe,
      C. W., and had five children : 1. George, W. 2. John.
      3. Caroline, m. ___ McPherson. 4. Maria. 5. Eliza.
      She and most of their children were living at Waterford, C.
      W., in 1857.

    5. [S985] Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Jul 2015.
      Franklin Congregational Church (formerly Second Church in Norwich), 1718-1932, published by Connecticut State Library, 1962
      The first pages indicate that the church is in Franklin, Connecticut, noting "Franklin Society was established 1716 as West Farms Society in Norwich by division of the First Society and sometimes called Norwich West Society. The part of Norwich including this society was incorporated May 1786 as Franklin."

      p. 72: Hyde, Caleb, baptized Aug. 5, 1739


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