Melvina Hayes

1825–18 December 1885 (Age 61)
Howard, Missouri, United States

The Life of Melvina

Melvina Hayes was born in 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 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

Spouse and Children

8 July 1866
Howard, Missouri, United States


    Missouri Ann Maupin


Parents and Siblings





    Salina Hayes



    David Hays


World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced 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.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malima Maupin in household of H W Maupin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Melvina Maupin in household of H W Maupin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melvina Hays in household of H W Maupin, "United States Census, 1860"

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