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Martha Fiske (Allen) Hyde (1813 - 1895)

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Martha Fiske Hyde formerly Allen
Born in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Nelsonville, York Township, Athens, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 11 Feb 2020 | Created 13 Apr 2011 | Last significant change: 11 Feb 2020
18:47: Claire (Chapel) Nava edited the Biography for Martha Fiske (Allen) Hyde (1813-1895). (Adding sources.) [Thank Claire for this]
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In 1870, Martha and her husband, William A. Hyde, were living in Lyme, Connecticut. She was 55; William was ten years older than his wife[1].

By 1880, Martha was a widow. She is listed as an aunt in the 1880 US Census in the household of Elliott Gardner in York, Ohio[2]

In 1895, Martha died. She was 81 years old. She is designated as a housekeeper for Elliott Gardner. The family still resided in York, Athens, Ohio[3].


  1. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 June 2019), Martha W Hyde in entry for William A Hyde, 1870.
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 September 2017), Martha Hyde in household of Elliott Gardner, York, Athens, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district ED 15, sheet 250B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,993.
  3. "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), Martha Hyde, 01 Mar 1895; citing Death, Nelsonville, York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, source ID pg. 60, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 311,616.

Research Notes

There are several women named Martha Allen. I was unable to determine which one to follow. There was a "paper" trail for only one Martha Hyde, which made it possible to track her for the last thirty years of her life.

Please edit as necessary as new information comes to light.




This person was created through the import of Samuel Giles- The Deacon.ged on 13 April 2011.

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