Esther May Hayward

17 June 1896–2 February 1964 (Age 67)
Grant, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Esther May

When Esther May Hayward was born on 17 June 1896, in Grant, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Henry Hayward, was 28 and her mother, Augusta Matte Larson, was 21. She married Gerald Adly Bump on 10 May 1914, in Hyannis, Grant, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cherry, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Lackey Election Precinct, Cherry, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 1964, in Whitman, Grant, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Whitman Cemetery, Whitman, Grant, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gerald Adly Bump
1891–1968
Esther May Hayward
1896–1964
Marriage: 10 May 1914
William Richard "Dick" Bump
1915–2002
Barbara Ellen Bump
1917–1997
Barbara Ellen Bump
1917–1997
Joe Bump
1920–1983
Walter Leon Bump
1923–1925
Linnien Carol Bump
1924–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1914
Hyannis, Grant, Nebraska, United States
children

(6)

    William Richard "Dick" Bump

    Male1915–2002Male

    Barbara Ellen Bump

    Female1917–1997Female

    Female1917–1997Female

    Joe Bump

    Male1920–1983Male

    Walter Leon Bump

    Male1923–1925Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1896–1964Female

    Charlotte Elizabeth Hayward

    Female1898–1990Female

    Male1900–1980Male

    Stella M Hayward

    Female1903–Female

    Ada Hayward

    Female1906–Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Esther Hawyard in household of William H Hawyard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Bump in household of Gerald A Bump, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther M Bump in household of Gerald A Bump, "United States Census, 1920"

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