Ella Mary Hayes

Brief Life History of Ella Mary

When Ella Mary Hayes was born on 9 April 1893, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, her father, James T. Hayes, was 36 and her mother, Amelia A. Kerker, was 36. She lived in Scott, Iowa, United States in 1895.

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James T. Hayes
Amelia A. Kerker
Richard R Hayes
Albert George Hayes
Edgar Kerker Hayes
Herman Rinaldo Hayes
Elizabeth Mary Hayes
Amelia Hayes
William James Hayes
Ella Mary Hayes

Sources (5)

  • Ella Hayes in household of Jas T Hayes, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ella Mary Hayes, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Ella Mary Hayes, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’. Compare McCoy . In some cases especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.

English: variant of Hay , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

English: topographic name from the plural form of Middle English hay(e), heye, heghe ‘enclosure’ (see Hay ), sometimes used as a collective noun for a farm, especially in Devon, where it is a frequent minor placename. Compare Hain .

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

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