Charles Hays

Male8 March 1858–5 November 1936

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Hays was born on 8 March 1858, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Solomon Hays, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Todd, was 30. He married Sarah Elizabeth Axsom on 7 July 1882, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 70 years. He died on 5 November 1936, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hays Cemetery, Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Hays
Sarah Elizabeth Axsom
Marriage: 7 July 1882
Solomon Bud Hayes
Lucy Hays
Gertrude May Hays
Florence Hayes
Andrew Hays
Rebecca Jane Hayes
Robert Hays
Sarah Alice Hays
Eli Hays
Roscoe Hayes
Everett Hays

Sources (25)

  • Charles Hare in household of Solomon Hare, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charley Hays in entry for Andrew Hays, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Charles Hays in household of Solomon Hays, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1882Monroe, Indiana, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 5

    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.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hayes .

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

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