Archive for the ‘Hayes’ Category

On This Day … 6 December

1796 – Ellin Duddin Garlick died 217 years ago in England at 62 years old.  (6th great-grandmother)

1814 – Joseph Sinyard (22) married Ann Bell (17) in England 199 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents)

1888 – Herman Koehler was born in Detroit, Michigan 125 years ago to Herman Koehler & Emma Hoeninghausen.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1896 – Mary Kwart was born in Detroit, Michigan 117 years ago to John Kwart Jr. & Martha Richard.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1900 – Mary Broderick Hayes died 113 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 47 years old.  (2nd great-grandmother)

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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 … 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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