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The following is an excerpt of an article written by my new found cousin James B. Hayes.

In the May-June 2008 issue of Dublin’s “Ireland of the Welcomes” magazine, there is a several-page photo-article by a native of NYC, James B. HAYES, former publisher of “Fortune” magazine, now living and writing in Colorado Springs, in which he reminisces about a particular trip to Ireland many years earlier in which he was struck by the remarkable thoughtfulness of one gentleman, in particular – Mr. MURRAY, proprietor of Murray & Son Ltd. Drapery, Charleville, Co. Cork.*

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Below is the newspaper article about the death of Edward Hayes, Son of Johanna and Patrick Hayes, my great great grandparents.  I have not found any of his descendants yet, but the search goes on.  He served at the First Ward Alderman for Erie, PA for 15 years.

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The Hayes Branch Cemetery Headstone Photo Album contains pictures from various cemteries for the following surnames.

  • Lewis
  • Tierney
  • Beattie
  • Hayes
  • Hanley
  • Colwell
  • Gackstetter
  • Bishop
  • Graham
  • Hayes
  • Sheehan
Last Updated: December 7, 2008

Police Officer Patrick S. Hanley, the son Ellen Hayes and Daniel Hanley and a New York City Patrolman for almost 25 years was shot in the back while trying to apprehend a man who had “shot another brother officer just moments before”.

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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:

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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 could be that he died or it could be that she took the children and left him.  Irish ancestry records are difficult to find and interpret so this information will have to wait for another day.  According to my Uncles research though, Daniel was the son of Morris Hanley and Catherine Fitzgerald.  Ellen Hayes was the daughter of Patrick Hayes and Johanna Cowie.

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