Gertrude Mabel Hayes

17 April 1876–November 1964 (Age 88)
Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Gertrude Mabel

When Gertrude Mabel Hayes was born on 17 April 1876, in Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Aaron Chauncey Hayes, was 26 and her mother, Esther M Smith, was 26. She lived in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years and Westfield, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1964. She died in November 1964, at the age of 88, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Aaron Chauncey Hayes
Esther M Smith
Ada Zillah Hayes
Gertrude Mabel Hayes

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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  • Gertrude M Hays in household of Esther A Hays, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude M Hayes in household of A Chauncy Hayes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Gertrude M Hayes in household of Aaron C Hayes, "United States Census, 1910"

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