Lavinia Hays

18 August 1817–30 September 1852 (Age 35)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Lavinia

Lavinia Hays was born on 18 August 1817, in Ohio, United States. She married Benjamin Brownfield in 1840, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 30 September 1852, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Brownfield
1809–1853
Lavinia Hays
1817–1852
Marriage: 1840
Milton Brownfield
1843–1850
Anna Marie Brownfield
1845–1926
Sarah Jane Brownfield
1847–
Armilda I Brownfield
1850–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
Champaign, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Hayes 1–4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lavina Hays, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Lavina Hays, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Lavina Hayes in entry for Ar...Ilda J. Bensyl, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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