Eugene Hayes

11 July 1907–24 October 1996 (Age 89)
Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Eugene

When Eugene Hayes was born on 11 July 1907, in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Nixon Hayes, was 38 and his mother, Mary Aubrey Wilbanks, was 33. He married Josie Mae Raines in 1934, in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 October 1996, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fairview Independent Baptist Church Cemetery, Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Hayes
1907–1996
Josie Mae Raines
1915–2003
Marriage: 1934
Elizabeth Hayes
1935–
Effie Hayes
1936–
Furman Hayes
1938–
Truman Hayes
1938–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1934
Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Elizabeth Hayes

    Female1935–Female

    Effie Hayes

    Female1936–Female

    Furman Hayes

    Male1938–Male

    Truman Hayes

    Male1938–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Nixon Hayes

    Male1869–1938Male

    Mary Aubrey Wilbanks

    Female1873–1937Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 9

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 (3)

  • Eugene Hayes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugine Hays in household of Thos N Hays, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eugene Hayes, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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