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To My Relatives On Veteran's Day.... Thank You!

To My Relatives On Veteran’s Day…. Thank You!

I know there are many relatives who served our country that are not yet on this list. By next year, I hope that I can find you and add you to our little tribute. From Philip Sr., Colleen, Philip Jr. and Kevin…. THANK YOU! On Veteran’s Day we honor Soldiers who protect our nation. For their service as our warriors, […]

The (Other) Hayes’ Arrive In Amerca From Limerick, Ireland

The (Other) Hayes’ Arrive In Amerca From Limerick, Ireland

This is the story of how the “other” Hayes’ arrived in the United States.  The other Hayes’ meaning on the Lewis side.  Yes, I have Hayes’ from both my mother and father.  The information is compiled from many sources, including: Census Records: 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. A letter From Grace Lewis telling the story of the family. […]

The Arrival of Ellen Hayes Hanley and Her Three Children

The Arrival of Ellen Hayes Hanley and Her Three Children

This is the story of Ellen Hayes Hanley, who came to America  from Ireland with her three children in 1870.  Ellen Hayes was apparently married to Daniel Hanley in Ireland, but did not come to America with him. Ellen and Daniel  had three children; Catherine/Kate (my great grandmother), William and Patrick.  I cannot yet determine what happened to Daniel.  It […]