Leila Amanda Hayes

7 September 1896–23 June 1973 (Age 76)
Tomotla, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Leila Amanda

When Leila Amanda Hayes was born on 7 September 1896, in Tomotla, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jefferson Theodore Hayes, was 35 and her mother, Amanda C. Beal, was 36. She lived in Murphy Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Marble, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1973. She died on 23 June 1973, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Marble, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Theodore Hayes
1861–1948
Amanda C. Beal
1860–1927
Kate Hamilton Hayes
1892–1983
Hugh Williams Hayes
1894–1948
Leila Amanda Hayes
1896–1973
Mary Harriet Hayes
1899–1933

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Lela Hayes in household of Jeff Hayes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leila Hayes in household of J T Hayes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lela A Hayse in household of Jefferson T Hayse, "United States Census, 1930"

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