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
Martha Luella Hays
Marriage: 2 July 1876
Alonzo Edward Burwell
William Richard Burwell
Myrtie Aurllia Burwell

Spouse and Children

2 July 1876
Lee, Allegan, Michigan, United States


    Alonzo Edward Burwell



    Myrtie Aurllia Burwell


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Knox Hays


    Hannah Maria Hayes




    Peter M. Hays




    Mary Ann Hayes


    James Oscar Hays


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


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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