Lyman Francis Hay

22 August 1857–8 February 1923 (Age 65)
Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Lyman Francis

When Lyman Francis Hay was born on 22 August 1857, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abner Hay, was 22 and his mother, Eleanor Emigh, was 19. He married Sarah Catherine Laramore on 23 December 1884, in Knox, Center Township, Starke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Starke, Indiana, United States in 1880 and North Bend Township, Starke, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 February 1923, in Knox, Center Township, Starke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Knox, Center Township, Starke, Indiana, United States.

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Lyman Francis Hay
Sarah Catherine Laramore
Marriage: 23 December 1884
Lela Orma Hay

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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 18
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye (Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin). Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, including Les Hays and La Haye in Normandy. The Old French and Middle English word was used in particular to denote an enclosed forest. Compare Haywood . This name was taken to Ireland (County Wexford) by the Normans.2 Scottish and English: nickname for a tall man, from Middle English hay, hey ‘tall’, ‘high’ (Old English hēah).3 Scottish and English: from the medieval personal name Hay, which represented in part the Old English byname Hēah ‘tall’, in part a short form of the various compound names with the first element hēah ‘high’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Lyman Hay in household of Abner Hay, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lyman F Hay in household of Abner Hay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Hay, "United States Census, 1920"

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