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HAYS, James

Male 1772 - 1860  (88 years)


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  • Name HAYS, James 
    Born 15 Oct 1772  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census Detail of 1810 Census Unknown Township, Ohio County, (West) Virginia:
    p. 23
    James Hays males 2 (-10), 1 (10-16), 1 (16-26), 1 (26-45)
    females 1 (-10), 1 (10-16), 1 (16-26), 1 (26-45)
    [Note: Unknown if this is James for sure, as I found another listing that matches. According to notes they moved to Ohio County area in 1805]

    Detail of 1810 Census Unknown Township, Botetourt County, (West) Virginia:
    (ancestry.com page 32 of 67)
    James Hays males 1 (26-44)
    females 1 (-10), 1 (16-25)
    [Note: living next door to each other: Polly, Thomas, John Jr., James, John Sr., Levy- all Hays. James, John Jr. and Levy. A George is on the previous page This is probably a different James Hays.]

    Detail of 1820 Census Unknown Township, Tyler County, (West) Virginia:
    p. 84 (ancestry.com page 5 of 12)
    James Hays males 2 (-10), 1 (16-18), 1 (16-26), 1 (45+)
    females 1 (-10), 1 (10-16), 1 (16-18), 1 (45+)
    [Note: living next to John Jr. and Levy.]

    Detail of 1830 Census Unknown Township, Tyler County, (West) Virginia:
    p. 171 (ancestry.com page 15 of 50)
    20. Hays, James males 2 (15-20), 1 (20-30), 1 (50-60)
    females 1 (10-15), 1 (20-30), 1 (50-60)

    Detail of 1840 Census Unknown Township, Tyler County, (West) Virginia:
    p. 34 (ancestry.com page 67 of 75)
    25. James Hays males 1 (60-70)
    females 1 (5-10), 1 (10-15), 1 (20-30), 1 (60-70)
    [Note: Edmund Hays (son of James) and Alexander Lantz living next door. Families of Ice, Minor and Straight also living in the neighborhood.]

    Details of 1850 Census District 64, Wetzel County, (West) Virginia:
    p. 4 (ancestry.com page 7 of 104), 44/44
    23. James Hayse 77, m, w, farmer, real estate 700
    24. Richard Anderson 34, m, w, farmer, real estate 500, born in Pennsylvania
    25. Malinda Anderson 38, f, w, born in Virginia
    26. James M. Anderson 4, m, w, born in Virginia
    27. Elizabeth Anderson ?, f, w, born in Virginia
    [Note: daughter of James age 77, Sarah listed on p. 8 of 104 at ancestry.com with husband William Anderson. Sons John and Edmund living next two places.] 
    Census 1810  Botetourt County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1820  Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1830  Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1840  Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1850  District 64, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 12 Nov 1860  Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lot (Parkersburg), Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lot Cemetery.
    Person ID I94  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2016 

    Father HAYS, William,   b. 1749, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1819, Brown County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Susanna,   b. 1747, Eastern Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1823  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1770 
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family DRAGOO, Elizabeth,   b. 29 Apr 1774, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1848, Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1792 
    • another source says 1792
    Children 
     1. HAYS, Levi,   b. 10 Dec 1793,   d. 12 Nov 1882, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. 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)
     3. HAYS, John Evans
     4. HAYS, Elizabeth
     5. HAYS, Sallie
     6. HAYS, Gilley
     7. HAYS, Malinda,   b. Abt 1812
     8. HAYS, Margaret
     9. HAYS, Susanna
     10. HAYS, James
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    James Hays and Elizabeth Dragoo headstone
    James Hays and Elizabeth Dragoo headstone
    Hays Cemetary On Bates Farm, route 20 in Jacksonburg, West Virginia area.