Martha Luella Hays

about 1860–
Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Martha Luella

When Martha Luella Hays was born about 1860, in Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Alonzo Knox Hays, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Maria Hayes, was 24. She married Edward David Burwell on 2 July 1876, in Lee, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salisbury, Salisbury, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1865.

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Family Time Line

Edward David Burwell
1841–
Martha Luella Hays
1860–
Marriage: 2 July 1876
Alonzo Edward Burwell
1878–
William Richard Burwell
1883–1969
Myrtie Aurllia Burwell
1886–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 July 1876
Lee, Allegan, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Alonzo Edward Burwell

    Male1878–Male

    Male1883–1969Male

    Myrtie Aurllia Burwell

    Female1886–1968Female

Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Knox Hays

    Male1828–1893Male

    Hannah Maria Hayes

    Female1836–1897Female

siblings

(6)

    Peter M. Hays

    Male1857–1928Male

    Female1860–Female

    Female1864–1944Female

    Mary Ann Hayes

    Female1866–1932Female

    James Oscar Hays

    Male1869–1947Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Hayes 1–4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha L Hayes in household of Alonzo K Hayes, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Martha Hays in entry for Myrtie Aurllia Burwell, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Martha Burwell in entry for Alonzo Edward Burwell, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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