James Grover Hayes

Brief Life History of James Grover

When James Grover Hayes was born on 16 August 1929, in Shubuta, Clarke, Mississippi, United States, his father, Walter W Hayes, was 21 and his mother, Annie A Shepherd, was 15. He married Mary Elizabeth Faircloth on 16 November 1950, in Gilmer Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He died on 15 August 2000, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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James Grover Hayes
Mary Elizabeth Faircloth
Marriage: 16 November 1950

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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Grover Hayes - Published information: birth-name: James Grover Hayes
  • Grover J Hayes, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James G Hayes, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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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