September 28, 1799, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
April 7, 1872, Andover, Massachusetts.
Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Connecticut.
Abigail was the wife of minister Lavius Hyde of Salisbury (married September 28, 1818).
Her first poem, Address to Mr. Wolfe, the Jewish missionary, appeared in a New Haven, Connecticut, newspaper around 1822.
Her hymns were published in Hymns & Sacred Songs for the Monthly Concert, by Leonard Bacon (Andover, Massachusetts: 1823); Village Hymns, by Asahel Nettleton, 1824; and the Congregational Hymn Book, by Nason, 1857.
where to get Hyde’s picture