Virginia Rebecca Hayes

19 December 1906–19 December 1994 (Age 88)
Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Virginia Rebecca

When Virginia Rebecca Hayes was born on 19 December 1906, in Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Frederick Lee Hayes, was 24 and her mother, Cora Elizabeth Garber, was 20. She had at least 1 son with Loren M. Tew. She lived in Medina, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 64 years. She died on 19 December 1994, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Medina, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Loren M. Tew
Virginia Rebecca Hayes
Bruce Arden Tew

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    Bruce Arden Tew


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    Lee Benjamin Hayes



    Alice Jeannette Hayes


    Kenneth Hayes


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 4

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Virginia Hayes in household of Rutherford Hayes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virginia R Hayes in household of Fred L Hayes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia Tew in household of Loren Tew, "United States Census, 1930"

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