Archive for the ‘Hayes’ Category

On This Day … 2 January

1882 – George Bittles was born in Pilot Knob, Missouri 132 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia Hodges.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1882 – Sylvester Hayes was born in Sandusky, Ohio 132 years ago to Sylvester Hayes & Mary Broderick.  (great-granduncle)

1913 – Joseph Lachowski died 101 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 76 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1947 – John Haske died 67 years ago in Michigan at 56 years old.  (husband of Rose Hallman, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 16 December

1797 –  Marianna Hert was born in Putzig, Prussia 216 years ago to Joseph Hert & Marianna Netzkin.  (4th great-grandmother)

1824 – Christopher Brueggemann was born in Germany 189 years ago to Franz Brueggemann & Catharina Assmann.  (1st cousin 5x removed)

1832 – Marianna Ostrowski was born in Putzig, Prussia 181 years ago to Casimir Ostrowski & Marianna Hert.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1838 – Franz Lennemann was born in Germany 175 years ago to Franz Lennemann & Elisabeth Schulte.  (1st cousin 5x removed)

1887 – Anton Liska was born in Detroit, Michigan 126 years ago to Frank Liska & Eva Kwart.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1915 – Irene Strnad was born in Michigan 97 years ago to Ludwig Strnad & Anna Klepaczyk.

1945 – James McCraney died 68 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 71 years old.  (husband of great-grandaunt, Katherine Hayes)

1951 – Barbara Ciesinski Latoszewicz died 62 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 69 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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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 … 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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