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Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features Amy Lewis and 56 of her descendants down to the fourth generation.


First Generation
1. Amy Lewis,1 born 24 May 1751 in Salem, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, the daughter of Captain John Lewis and Ame Smith;1 died 4 January 1805 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Amy married, 1769 or 1770, Rev. Silas Constant1 (born 15 January 1750 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Constant and Susan Tirrell;1 Silas died 22 March 18251). Amy is buried in First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Silas is buried in East-Yard Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1

+2i. St. John Constant, born 7 May 1770 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut; his birth year may be 1771; died 13 February 1847 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York. Married Jane Hyatt.
+3ii. Joseph A. Constant, born 7 October 1773 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut; died 25 August 1819. Married Eliza Ackley.
+4iii. Chloe Constant, born 7 July 1776 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 28 April 1853 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York. Married David Merritt Hyatt.
+5iv. Sarah Sally Constant, born 8 September 1785 in Oxford, Orange County, New York; died 20 June 1806 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York. Married Dr. Henry White.

  1. Ancestors and Descendants of The Reverend Silas Constant, by Robert Lee Gazlay. 14th Edition, 8 June 2010, 91 pages. This family history includes the families of over 230 descendants of Reverend Constant to present day, with biographical sketches for numerous descendants. Extensive source citations; fully indexed. Available as a .pdf download at Gazlay Family History (website), under Sources.
Second Generation
2. St. John Constant2 (Amy1), born 7 May 1770 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut; his birth year may be 1771;1 died 13 February 1847 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York.1 St. John married, 2 July 1792, Jane Hyatt1 (born 22 February 1770 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York, the daughter of Nathaniel Hyatt and Mary Merritt; her birth year may be 1771;1 Jane died 3 April 1817 in Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland; her date of death is also given as 23 April 18171). St. John is buried in Van Cortlandt Cemetery, Peekskill, Westchester County, New York.1

Children of St. John Constant and Jane Hyatt:

+6i. Lewis Constant, born 26 May 1793 in Philpstown, Putnam County, New York; twin; died 13 August 1868 in Caldwell’s Landing, Rockland County, New York. Married Sarah Elizabeth Nelson.
 7ii. Samuel Constant, born 26 May 1793; twin;1 died 26 May 1793.1
 8iii. Nathaniel Constant, born 15 November 1795;1 died 11 May 1813.1
 9iv. Susan Constant, born 18 October 1798;1 died 16 February 1830; her year of death is also given as 1831. She may have married in 1822.1
 10v. Joseph Constant, born 7 May 1801;1 died 20 October 1864.1
+11vi. Emma Constant, born 5 September 1803; died 9 March 1888. Married Henry A. Rundle.
+12vii. Jane Constant, born 4 July 1805; died 1 November 1879. Married James Birdsall.
 13viii. Silas Constant, born 11 November 1807;1 died 12 November 1807.1
+14ix. St. John Constant, born 24 September 1809; died 7 December 1843 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York. Married Mary Allen.
+15x. Silas Constant, born 11 May 1812; died 23 June 1885; some records say he died on 29 May 1885. Married Caroline Roome Swan.

3. Joseph A. Constant2 (Amy1), born 7 October 1773 in Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut;1 died 25 August 1819.1 Joseph married, 25 May 1805, Eliza Ackley1 (born 1779 in New York, New York, the daughter of Anthony Ackley and Louisa Marcelain;1 Eliza died 5 March 18071). Joseph is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Van Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York.1

+16i. Joseph Anthony Constant, born 10 March 1806 in New York; died 18 March 1860 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Married Eliza Sands Sinclair.

4. Chloe Constant2 (Amy1), born 7 July 1776 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut;1 died 28 April 1853 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Chloe married, 17 May 1792, David Merritt Hyatt1 (born 30 August 1769, the son of Nathaniel Hyatt and Mary Merritt; the date of 4 September 1769 is also given for his birth;1 David died 4 May 18441). Chloe and David are buried in East-Yard Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1

+17i. Camilla Hyatt, born 29 June 1794. Married James M. Nelson.
 18ii. Silas Constant Hyatt, born 25 August 1796;1 died 12 March 1870.1 Silas is buried in East-Yard Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1
+19iii. Nathaniel Hyatt, born 5 March 1800. Married Juliana Wiley.
+20iv. Adaline Hyatt, born 28 March 1804; died 7 January 1881. Married William S. Lane.
 21v. Henry White Hyatt, born 24 April 1806.1
+22vi. Elizabeth Hyatt, born 27 August 1808; died 4 April 1841. Married Daniel Carpenter.
+23vii. Jane Hyatt, born 14 March 1811. Married William A. Palmer.
 24viii. Joseph C. Hyatt, born 23 October 1814.1
 25ix. David Hyatt, born 20 October 1819;1 died 4 January 1887.1 David is buried in East-Yard Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1

5. Sarah Sally Constant2 (Amy1), born 8 September 1785 in Oxford, Orange County, New York;1 died 20 June 1806 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Sarah married, 20 March 1805, Dr. Henry White1 (born 31 August 1781 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York, the son of Ebenezer White and Helena Barton;1 Henry died 5 November 1857; his cemetery monument lists his date of death as 6 November 18571). Sarah is buried in First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Henry is buried in East-Yard Cemetery, First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1

  1. Ancestors and Descendants of The Reverend Silas Constant, by Robert Lee Gazlay. 14th Edition, 8 June 2010, 91 pages. This family history includes the families of over 230 descendants of Reverend Constant to present day, with biographical sketches for numerous descendants. Extensive source citations; fully indexed. Available as a .pdf download at Gazlay Family History (website), under Sources.
Third and Fourth Generations
6. Lewis Constant3 (St. John,2 Amy1), born 26 May 1793 in Philpstown, Putnam County, New York; twin;1 died 13 August 1868 in Caldwell’s Landing, Rockland County, New York.1 Lewis married, 4 March 1812, Sarah Elizabeth Nelson1 (born ca. 1894 in New York, the daughter of Jacob Nelson and Sarah Mandeville).

 26i. Cornelia Constant, born ca. 1813 in Orange County, New York.1
 27ii. Sally Constant, born 1815;1 died 20 December 1815.1
+28iii. Hannah Constant, born 31 December 1816. Married John Ten Eyck.
 29iv. St. John Anthony Constant, born ca. 1817 in Orange County, New York.1
 30v. Jacob Nelson Constant.
 31vi. William A. Constant, born ca. 1819 in Orange County, New York.1
+32vii. Jane Constant, born 31 October 1821; died 25 November 1867. Married Josiah W. Dolson.
+33viii. Sarah Eliza Constant, born ca. 1822 in New York. Married William G. Stewart.
+34ix. Susan Matilda Constant, born ca. 1828; died August 1879. Married Harrison Jones.
 35x. Lucy Ann Constant.
 36xi. Emma R. Constant, born ca. 1834.1
+37xii. Caroline A. Constant, born ca. 1837 in New York. Married Brewster Allison Burlson.
+38xiii. Cornelia M. Constant, born 13 April 1840; died 16 February 1873. Married Josiah W. Dolson.

11. Emma Constant3 (St. John,2 Amy1), born 5 September 1803;1 died 9 March 1888.1 Emma married, 22 October 1826 Their marriage date is also given as 26 October 1826, Henry A. Rundle1 (born ____ in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York, parents not determined1).

12. Jane Constant3 (St. John,2 Amy1), born 4 July 1805;1 died 1 November 1879.1 Jane married, 17 April 1826, James Birdsall1 (born 26 April 1803 in Matinecock, Nassau County, New York, the son of Daniel William Birdsall and Phoebe Brewer;1 James died 17 August 18491).

Children of Jane Constant and James Birdsall:

 39i. Mary Eliza Birdsall, born 6 March 1827.1
+40ii. Frederick Birdsall, born 9 November 1828 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York; died 1900 in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California. Married Etta Stratton.
 41iii. Constant Birdsall, born 30 November 1830 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York.1
 42iv. Susan Emma Birdsall, born 1833;1 died 1835.1

14. St. John Constant3 (St. John,2 Amy1), born 24 September 1809;1 died 7 December 1843 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York.1 St. John married, 4 October 1835, Mary Allen1 (born ____ in New York, parents not determined1).

15. Silas Constant3 (St. John,2 Amy1), born 11 May 1812;1 died 23 June 1885; some records say he died on 29 May 1885. Silas married, 29 May 1837 in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York, Caroline Roome Swan1 (born 9 December 1819, the daughter of Samuel Swan and Ann Roome;1 Caroline died 23 January 1885; another date of death is given as 28 January 18881).

+43i. St. John Constant, born 14 May 1838. Married Davia Tkebinskiya.
+44ii. Silas Constant, Jr., born 19 December 1839; died 17 March 1899. Married Catherine ‘Kate’ Herds.
 45iii. Caroline Constant, born 17 July 1841;1 died 6 September 1873.1
 46iv. William Constant, born 15 March 1843;1 died 5 August 1844.1
 47v. Lewis Constant, born 8 March 1845;1 died 2 August 1845.1
+48vi. Henry Swan Constant, born 7 July 1847; died 18 November 1923 in Bogota, Bergen County, New Jersey. Married Harriet Louise Smith.
 49vii. Frank Constant, born 28 April 1851;1 died 12 August 1852.1
+50viii. Minnie Constant, born 8 December 1860; died 2 March 1913 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Married Franklin Shephard Edminster.

16. Joseph Anthony Constant3 (Joseph,2 Amy1), born 10 March 1806 in New York;1 died 18 March 1860 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.1 Joseph married, 20 December 1831 in New York, New York, Eliza Sands Sinclair1 (born 1815 in New York, the daughter of William Sinclair and Euphemia Johnson;1 Eliza died 1 June 1885 in New Utrecht (Brooklyn), Kings County, New York1). Joseph and Eliza are buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.1

 51i. Euphemia Constant, born 1 March 1833;1 died 16 March 1833.1
 52ii. William Constant, born 1 February 1835 in Locust Wood, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York;1 died 1 February 1835 in Locust Wood, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.1
+53iii. William Sinclair Constant, born 5 March 1836 in New York; died 8 May 1898 in New York, New York. Married Mary Fuller Allen.
+54iv. Eliza Ackley ‘Daisy’ Constant, born 27 June 1842; died 19 December 1910 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Married James C. Kempton.
 55v. Joseph Constant, born 15 January 1847 in Locust Wood, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York;1 died 15 January 1847 in Locust Wood, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.1
+56vi. Edward Wesley ‘Ned’ Constant, born 2 February 1848 in New York, New York; died 18 August 1903 in Atherton, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana. Married Mary Elley Keene.
 57vii. Angelo Constant, born 10 May 1851 in Avignon, France;1 died 10 May 1851 in Locust Wood, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.1

17. Camilla Hyatt3 (Chloe,2 Amy1), born 29 June 1794. Camilla married, 18 February 1824, James M. Nelson1 (born 22 November 1795, the son of Jacob Nelson and Sarah Mandeville;1 James died 24 December 18391).

19. Nathaniel Hyatt3 (Chloe,2 Amy1), born 5 March 1800.1 Nathaniel married, 6 November 1822, Juliana Wiley1 (born ca. 1805, parents not determined1).

20. Adaline Hyatt3 (Chloe,2 Amy1), born 28 March 1804;1 died 7 January 1881.1 Adaline married, 21 November 1821, William S. Lane1 (born ca. 1799, the son of Elisha Lane and Nancy Dillingham1).

22. Elizabeth Hyatt3 (Chloe,2 Amy1), born 27 August 1808;1 died 4 April 1841.1 Elizabeth married, 15 November 1827, Daniel Carpenter1 (born ____, parents not determined).

23. Jane Hyatt3 (Chloe,2 Amy1), born 14 March 1811.1 Jane married William A. Palmer1 (born ____, parents not determined).

  1. Ancestors and Descendants of The Reverend Silas Constant, by Robert Lee Gazlay. 14th Edition, 8 June 2010, 91 pages. This family history includes the families of over 230 descendants of Reverend Constant to present day, with biographical sketches for numerous descendants. Extensive source citations; fully indexed. Available as a .pdf download at Gazlay Family History (website), under Sources.