Archive for the ‘Hayes’ Category

On This Day … 22 November

1815 – Joseph Hoeninghausen was born in Germany 198 years ago.  (husband of 3rd great-grandaunt, Susanna Kessler)

1871 – Andrew Fisher was born in Delta, Ohio 142 years ago to Michael Fisher & Barbara Gries.  (husband of 1st cousin 4x removed, Wilhelmina Raass)

1884 – Andrew Hibner was born in Monticello, Indiana 129 years ago.  (husband of 1st cousin 3x removed, Lula Heartt)

1915 – William Sinyard was born in Hamtramck, Michigan 98 years ago to Stewart Sinyard & Mary Hayes.  (greatuncle)

1916 – Amelia Hincka was born in Presque Isle, Michigan 97 years ago to Joseph Hincka & Frances Soik.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 27 October

1886 – Mary Ellen Hayes was born 127 years ago in Joliet, Illinois to Sylvester Hayes & Mary Broderick.  (great-grandmother)

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On This Day … 19 September

1861 – Emil George Hoeninghausen was born in Detroit, Michigan 152 years ago to Joseph Hoeninghausen & Susanna Kessler.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1872 – James McCraney was born in Illinois to 141 years ago to John Mccraney & Kathryn Gaynor.  (husband of Kathryn Hayes, great-grandaunt)

1876 – Henry Joda was born in Wisconsin 137 years ago.  (husband of Martha Bittles, 2nd cousin 3x removed)

1890 – Lillian Kauthen was born in Garden, Michigan 123 years ago to William Kauthen & Anna Hanson.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1895 – Martha Kwart was born in Detroit, Michigan 118 years ago to John Kwart Jr. & Martha Richard.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1898 – Edwin Felker was born in Posen, Michigan 115 years ago.  (husband of Agnes Hincka, 1st cousin 2x removed)

1905 – Richard Hoeninghausen (29) married Christina Smith (19) in Detroit, Michigan 108 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 21 October

1900 – Sylvester Hayes died 113 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 53 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather)

1918 – Geraldine Chesney was born in Munger, Michigan 95 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth Uttech.

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Sympathy Saturday – Sylvester Hayes


Sylvester Hayes died of tuberculosis at 53 years old.  He was an Irish immigrant, and married his wife in Ohio before ending up in Illinois.  His wife Mary died 2 months after him, supposedly of the same thing, and left 8 children orphaned.  The oldest son, William, took care of his younger siblings.  Sylvester rests in an unmarked resting spot in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Joliet, Illinois.

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