Esther Ellen Hayes

28 January 1838–12 November 1896 (Age 58)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Esther Ellen

When Esther Ellen Hayes was born on 28 January 1838, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Hayes, was 36 and her mother, Dolly Hardcastle, was 34. She married John Bumgardner II on 14 January 1860, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cove Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 12 November 1896, in Dorton, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Dorton, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bumgardner II
Esther Ellen Hayes
Marriage: 14 January 1860
William Monroe Bumgardner
Jacob Smith Bumgardner
Martha Margaret Elizabeth Bumgardner

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  • Marriage
    14 January 1860Johnson, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 8
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Pike, Kentucky, United States

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Esther Bumgardner in entry for J. S. Bumgardner, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Ellen Bumgarner in household of John Bumgarner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Esther Bumgardner in entry for J S Bumgardner, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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