Melvina Hayes

Female5 September 1825–18 December 1885

Brief Life History of Melvina

Melvina Hayes was born on 5 September 1825, in Howard, Missouri, United States as the daughter of Hayes. She married Hardin W Maupin on 8 July 1866, in Howard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Boons Lick Township, Howard, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 December 1885, in Howard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lisbon, Howard, Missouri, United States.

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Hardin W Maupin
Melvina Hayes
Marriage: 8 July 1866
Missouri Ann Maupin

Sources (9)

  • Malvina Maupin in household of H W Maupin, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • Melvina Hays, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Melvina Maupin, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 July 1866Howard, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

      Male1798– Male

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 5

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’. Compare McCoy . In some cases especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.

    English: variant of Hay , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: topographic name from the plural form of Middle English hay(e), heye, heghe ‘enclosure’ (see Hay ), sometimes used as a collective noun for a farm, especially in Devon, where it is a frequent minor placename. Compare Hain .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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