Nancy Rebecca Hayward

1863–1944 (Age 80)
Tazewell, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nancy Rebecca

When Nancy Rebecca Hayward was born on 10 December 1863, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States, her father, John Wales Hayward, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Wyckoff, was 33. She married James Monroe Slattery on 8 August 1883, in Vinton, Benton, Iowa Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Logan Township, Ida, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 12 June 1944, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Rebecca Hayward
James Monroe Slattery
Marriage: 8 August 1883
Ray William Slattery
Thursa E Slattery

Spouse & Children

8 August 1883
Vinton, Benton, Iowa Territory, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Wales Hayward


  • Female1830–1902Female



  • Elva Hayward


  • Male1853–Male

  • Neveda Hayward


  • Caroline Hayward


  • Gertrude Hayward


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 4

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for protecting land or enclosed forest from damage by animals, poachers, or vandals, from Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1) + ward ‘guardian’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Haywood in household of J W Haywood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Hayward in household of John W Hayward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Slattery in household of Hans Fugl, "United States Census, 1930"

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