Hayden, Esther Allen (c. 1713–1758)

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Hayden, Esther Allen (c. 1713–1758)

American poet. Born c. 1713 in Braintree, MA; died 1758; dau. of Samuel Allen; m. Samuel Hayden; children: 9.

Composed poem on deathbed (1759), which was published posthumously in A Short Account of the Life, Death and Character of Esther Hayden as "Composed About Six Weeks Before Her Death, When Under Distressing Circumstances."

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