Sam Hamlet Hayes

11 October 1883–15 June 1969 (Age 85)
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sam Hamlet

When Sam Hamlet Hayes was born on 11 October 1883, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, his father, J. Larkins Parish Hayes, was 25 and his mother, Virginia Thompson Jeffers, was 23. He married Maggie Frances Richardson on 22 November 1903, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Stewart, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 15 June 1969, in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Stewart, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sam Hamlet Hayes
Maggie Frances Richardson
Marriage: 22 November 1903
Katie Lee Hayes
Mary Elizabeth Hayes
Ann Patricia Hayes

Spouse and Children

22 November 1903
Stewart, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    J. Larkins Parish Hayes


    Virginia Thompson Jeffers




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ham Haye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ham Hays, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hamlet Hayes, "United States Census, 1920"

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