Raymond Hayes

21 December 1922–4 April 1995 (Age 72)
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Raymond

When Raymond Hayes was born on 21 December 1922, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, Lee Robinson Hays, was 30 and his mother, Jennie Doris Vice, was 35. He lived in Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Bethel, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 4 April 1995, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Hayes
1922–1995
Alma Toy
1926–2003

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lee Robinson Hays

    Male1892–1929Male

    Female1887–1957Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 4

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Raymond Hays in household of Kash Hunt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Hays in household of Jennie D Hays, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Hayes in entry for Alma T Hayes, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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