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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Benjamin Brownfield
Lavinia Hays
Marriage: 1840
Milton Brownfield
Anna Marie Brownfield
Sarah Jane Brownfield
Armilda I Brownfield

Spouse and Children

Champaign, Illinois, United States


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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