Ila M. Hershey

FemaleSeptember 1889–17 August 1976

Brief Life History of Ila M.

When Ila M. Hershey was born in September 1889, in Musselfork, Chariton, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Luther Hershey, was 23 and her mother, Sophronia Douglas, was 22. She married John Nathan Hayward about 1912, in Missouri, United States. She lived in Missouri Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 August 1976, in Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Keytesville Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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John Nathan Hayward
1878–1955
Ila M. Hershey
1889–1976
Marriage: about 1912

Sources (9)

  • Ila Hayward in household of John Hayward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ila M. Hershey Hayward, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mrs Ila Hayward in entry for Mr John Hayward, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1912Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 1

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 23

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, for example Hershkowitz .

    English: of Norman origin, a habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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

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