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HAYS, Ezra Ellis

Male 1839 - 1920  (81 years)


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  • Name HAYS, Ezra Ellis  [1
    Born 17 Jan 1839  Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to death record. Or Feb 20, County guessed from census details of parents.
    Gender Male 
    Census Details of 1870 Census Grant Township, Tyler County, West Virginia:
    p. 3 (ancestry.com page 81 of 227), 16 August, 21/21
    37. HAYS, Ezra 31, m, w, farm laborer, personal estate 200, born in Virginia
    38. HAYS, Rachel 43, f, w, keeping house, born in Virginia
    39. HAYS, Osburn 5, m, w, born in West Virginia
    40. HAYS, Edward 3, m, w, born in West Virginia
    41. Nick, Henry 17, m, w, farm laborer, born in Virginia
    42. George, Mary 16, f, w, born in Virginia [Rachel’s mother, widowed wife of Elzy George]
    [Note: next door to Ezra and Rachel is her son William George and his family. See 1870 census for Lantz - they are on the same page as Ezra Hays.]

    Details of 1880 Census Grant, Wetzel County, West Virginia
    p. 130B&C/6&7 (ancestry.com page 6 of 40), 9 June, 50/51
    HAYS, Ezra w, m, 41, head, married, farmer, born in West Virginia, father born: West Virginia, mother born: Pennsylvania
    HAYS, Rachel w, f, 50, wife, married, keeping house, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia
    HAYS, Osburn w, m, 15, son, single, work on farm, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia
    HAYS, Edmund w, m, 13, soon, single, work on farm, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia
    George, Levi J. w, m, 3, grand-son, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia
    [Note: Rachel’s son William George and his family is living next door.]

    Details of 1900 Census Grant, Wetzel County, West Virginia:
    p. 22A (ancestry.com page 43 of 62), 27 June, ED 96, 391/393
    41. HAYS, Ezra head, w, m, born feb 1836, age 64, widowed, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia, farm
    42. HAYS, Edmund son, w,m, born jan 1866, age 34, married 12 years, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia, blacksmith, rent home
    43. HAYS, Roon? wife
    44. HAYS, Margaret daughter
    45. HAYS, Amanda daughter
    46. HAYS, William son
    47. HAYS, Ezra? son
    48. HAYS, Hoyd? son
    [Note: son Osborne lives next door.]

    Details of 1910 Census Grant District, Wetzel County, West Virginia:
    pg. 10A (ancestry. com page 19 of 26) 22or23 April, ED 151, 84/88
    38. HAYS, Ezra E. head, m, w, 71, 2nd marriage, 10, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia, farmer, own farm, free of mortgage
    39. HAYS, Hannah E. wife, f, w, 65, 1st marriage, 10, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia

    Details of 1920 Census Grant District, Wetzel County, West Virginia:
    p. 15C or 16A (ancestry.com page 31 of 33), 20 Jan, ED 141, 137/144
    5. HAYS, Ezra head, own farm, m, w, 81, married, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia, general work on a farm, self employed, 36 on farm schedule
    6. HAYS, Anna E. wife, f, w, 75, married, born in West Virginia, parents born: West Virginia 
    Census 1840  Unknown Township, Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See father’s census notes for details.
    Census 1850  District 64, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See father’s census notes for details.
    Census 1860  Davenport, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1870  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1880  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1900  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1910  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1920  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 17 Apr 1920  Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 19 Apr 1920  Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lieuts-Bates Cemetery, located at the South end of Jacsonburg, past Anderson’s tore and through the bridge. It is on a knoll on the left side of the highway.
    Person ID I90  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2016 

    Father HAYS, Edmund W.,   b. 8 Oct 1815, Lot (Parkersburg), Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1870, Wright County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother LANTZ, Susanna,   b. 16 Apr 1820, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1889, Montrose, Wright County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1836  Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 GEORGE, Rachel Ann,   b. 27 Sep 1827, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1899, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1863  Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. HAYS, Ausburne B.,   b. 8 Jul 1865, Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1918, Grant District, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. HAYS, Edmund William,   b. 19 Jan 1866, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1944, Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 TOOTHMAN, Hannah Elizabeth/Lucy,   b. 27 Oct 1844, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1922, Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1900  Mannington, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • at the Floyd Hotel
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Ezra Hays headstone
    Ezra Hays headstone
    Lieuts-Bates Cemetery, located at the South end of Jacsonburg, past Anderson’s tore and through the bridge. It is on a knoll on the left side of the highway.

  • Sources 
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