Mary Polly Crockett

11 December 1826–22 October 1923 (Age 96)
Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Crockett was born on 11 December 1826, in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Martin Crockett, was 25 and her mother, Martha Jane Crouch, was 22. She married Thomas T. Hayes on 28 July 1844, in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Illwill, Clinton, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 2 Hayes, Clinton, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 22 October 1923, at the age of 96.

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Thomas T. Hayes
Mary Polly Crockett
Marriage: 28 July 1844
Alexander Hayes
Martha Jane Hayes
James H. Hayes
Mary Elizabeth Hayes
Willis Hayes
John Alvin Hayes
Sarah Emeline Hayes

Spouse and Children

28 July 1844
Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States


    Alexander Hayes


    Martha Jane Hayes


    James H. Hayes



    Willis Hayes


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+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · ""

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1833: Cumberland, Kentucky, United States; 1836: Clinton, Kentucky, United States

Age 35

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (Galloway): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ‘large curl’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl’, ‘hook’).2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riocaird ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Polly Hays in household of Thos T Hays, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Hayes in household of Thomas F Hayes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Hays in household of Thomas Hays, "United States Census, 1910"

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