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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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