Various members of the Hazelton family of Chester, New Hampshire are represented in this
collection of nineteenth century letters and documents. Samuel Hazelton (1786-1869),
farmer, and his wife, Abigail Tabor (1794-1879) had ten children. Of these, John Adams
Hazelton (1820-1912), farmer, and Sarah Jane Hazelton Stage (1828-1887) penned letters in
this collection. Their correspondence, together with that of their children, forms the
bulk of the Hazelton Family Papers.