Henry J. Hayes

Brief Life History of Henry J.

When Henry J. Hayes was born on 2 January 1863, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah Hayes, was 21 and his mother, Sarah L. Godcharles, was 18. He married Eleanor L'Amoureux on 30 January 1890, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington District, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States for about 60 years. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 10 December 1952, at the age of 89, and was buried in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States.

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Henry J. Hayes
Eleanor L'Amoureux
Marriage: 30 January 1890
Eleanor L'Amoureux Hayes

Sources (10)

  • Henry Hays in household of Josiah Hays, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry J. Hayes, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Harry J. Hayes, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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