Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

Excerpt of “Mr. Murray’s Consideration, a gift of friendship.”

Excerpt of “Mr. Murray’s Consideration, a gift of friendship.”

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 […]

Hayes Branch Cemtery Headstone Photo Album

Hayes Branch Cemtery Headstone Photo Album

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 Click here to view the Headstone Photo Album Last Updated: December 7, 2008

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 […]