Lydia Bryant Mitchell

9 September 1845–3 February 1920 (Age 74)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Bryant

When Lydia Bryant Mitchell was born on 9 September 1845, in Illinois, United States, her father, Nathaniel B. Mitchell, was 26 and her mother, Mary Bryant Williams, was 16. She married Caleb MacMurray Hays in 1872. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington Township, Stone, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Worth, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 3 February 1920, in Athelstan, Taylor, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Athelstan, Taylor, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb MacMurray Hays
Lydia Bryant Mitchell
Marriage: 1872
Eleanor Derada Hays
Clarence Leroy Hays
Charley Hays
Vernon Hayes
Carl Leslie Hays

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 3
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from the vernacular pronunciation in Middle English and Older Scots of the personal name Michael . See Michelson .English and Scottish: nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’.Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Lydia Hays in household of Caleb M Hays, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lydia Hayes in household of C M Hayes, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lydia Bryan Mitchell in entry for Vernan Dan Hays, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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