Minnie Effie Payne

Brief Life History of Minnie Effie

Minnie Effie Payne was born on 26 July 1910, in Illinois, United States. She married Judge Loren Eugene Hays on 21 January 1928, in Clay, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 5 years and East Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 8 October 1986, in Orion, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Judge Loren Eugene Hays
Minnie Effie Payne
Marriage: 21 January 1928
Milburn Samuel Hays
Richard Hays
Loren Eugene Jr. Hays

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Hays, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Payne in entry for Loren Hays, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Minnie Hayes in household of Loren Hayes, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Pai(e)n, Pagen (from Latin Paganus), a fairly common personal name among Normans. It derived from a word that originally meant ‘villager, rustic’, later ‘heathen’, but it had doubtless lost these connotations in its use as a late medieval personal name. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

History: Thomas Payne, who was a freeman of Plymouth Colony in 1639, was the founder of a large American family, which included Robert Treat Paine (1731–1814), one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. See also Paine .

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

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