Jerry Elwood Hayes

2 March 1936–22 July 2014 (Age 78)
Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jerry Elwood

When Jerry Elwood Hayes was born on 2 March 1936, in Coaldale, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Rutherford Berlin Hayes, was 20 and his mother, Edna Brown, was 18. He lived in Rock Magisterial District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 22 July 2014, in Fredonia, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Rutherford Berlin Hayes
1915–1984
Edna Brown
1918–
Jerry Elwood Hayes
1936–2014
Dallas Bearton Hayes
1938–2002
Jackie Delaine Hayes
1941–2010

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 22

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced 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.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jerry Hayes in household of Rutherford Hayes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jerry Hayes in entry for Jackie Delaine Hayes, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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