Jane Lee

Jane Lee is the sixth great grandmother of Rachel Wilcox Liberacki.


Thomas Lee
Phoebe Browne


Samuel Hyde

John Burchard


Elisabeth Hyde
Phoebe Hyde
Samuel Hyde
John Hyde
William Hyde
Thomas Hyde
Sarah Hyde
Jabez Hyde


Jane Lee was born in Rusper, Sussex, England where she was Baptized on 12 September 1640. At some time before 1659, she had emigrated to the British American colonies.

In June 1659, she married Samuel Hyde. Initially, Jane and her husband lived with her in-laws. However, the following year, they built a house of their own.

After Jane became a widow in 1677, she married John Burchard. John became the guardian for her minor children.

Jane died in Lebanon, Connecticut on 21 January 1722/23.

Grover Cleveland, the twenty-second President of the United States of America, as Jane's third great grandson.



Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. History of Norwich Connecticut from Its Posession by the Indians to the Year 1866. np: Friends of the Author, 1874.

Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriage Records Before 1699. Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926.

Mansfield, John Bandt. History of the Great Lakes. Vol. 2. Chicago: J.H. Beers, 1899.

Salisbury, Edward Elbridge and Evelyn McCurdy Salisbury. Family Histories and Genealogies Volume Third Containing Genealogical and Biographical Monographs on the Families of Lee and Marvin and Clarke (or Clarke) Notes. Privately Printed, 1892.

Walworth, Reuben H. 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. Albany, NY: J. Musell, 1864.

Wells, Harriette Hyde. Several Ancestral Lines of Moses Hyde and His Wife Sarah Dana, Married at Ashford , Conn., June 5, 1757. With a Full Genealogical History of Their Descendants to the End of the Nineteenth Century. Covering Three Hundred Years and Embracing Ten Generations. Albany, NY: Joel Musell Sons, 1904.

Title page of Bay Psalm Book, 1640
The first book was published in the British American colonies in 1640; the same year that Jane was born. The Bay Psalm Book was printed by Stephen Day.