The Life of Jeremiah Hayes in a Timeline

05 SEP 1889  •  Born in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA

01 Jun 1900 •  10 years old living with parents John and Jane at 35 Front Street

7 May 1906 •  Death of John J Hayes, Father of Jeremiah Hayes at the Paper Mill. His son Jeremiah was 16 just years old.

24 Jun 1918 •  Marriage to Margaret Mary Sheehan in Manchester New Hampshire.

01 Jan 1920 •  30 years old, now HOH, living with wife, Margaret  Mother Jane, and sister Jane at 35 Front Street. Was an overseer at the Hosiery Mill in Manchester, NH.

27 May 1920  •  Birth and Death of their first child, Margaret.

1921  •  First Mention of Jeremiah owning a store at 80 Front Street, diagonally across from where they lived.

02 Jan 1922  •  Birth of John J Hayes in Manchester, NH  (father of Philip Hayes)

12 Jun 1926  •  Birth of Andrea Hayes in Manchester, NH (mother of Patty Hogan).

31 July 1927 •  Death of Jane Bridget Kelty Hayes, Jeremiah’s mother.

1929  •  Jeremiah Hayes  now a Salesman. The variety store is no more.

5 April 1930 •  Jeremiah now living at 63 B Street in Manchester.

1934  •  Jeremiah and family first appear in Woonsocket, Rhode Island at 239 Summer Street.

22 Jan 1935  •  RI Census shows Jeremiah working for a Candle Company out of Newark, NJ as a salesman.

3 Apr 1940  •  US Census show Jeremiah and family sill living at 239 Summer Street.  

1942  •  Draft card Shows Jeremiah working for the Mack Mill Candle Company of Syracuse, New York. He was 52.

1945 • Last record of Jeremiah being employed as a salesman. He would die six years later.

27 NOV 1951 •  Died in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.  Listed as a salesman. He died at age 62.


  • Owned JJ Hayes Variety Store for roughly eight or nine years.
  • Moved to Woonsocket, RI in 1933/1934
  • Worked for about ten years as a salesman for a Candle Company before becoming disabled.

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Philip (Phil) Hayes is the CEO of Sirius Innovations, LLC. As CEO of Sirius Innovations, LLC, he served as a Technology Solutions Consultant and Web Applications Programmer for fortune 500 companies, large municipalities and hospitals. He is fluent in the SQL, ColdFusion, PHP and Javscript programming languages. He is also a power user of the WordPress Content Management System, commonly used for blogging. Phil's latest product development includes a service called 'Map The Past'. The advanced, yet easy to use functionality offered in this product will enable its members to "Walk in the Footsteps of Their Ancestors". Phil became a Genealogy addict when in 1998, his Uncle, Lloyd W Lewis, sat he and his wife down on the deck of his Uncle's Pennsylvania home and told them the story of his Great, Great Grandfather Henry W. Lewis, the Privateer. The story was so intriguing that Phil found himself yearning for more details. Hence…. Philip Hayes, the Genealogist was born. Leveraging his technology skills, Philip has grown and developed the family tree well beyond what his Uncle could have ever dreamed of. Combining the power of technology and the primary sources from historical documents, Philip developed his own family history web site, based on the Word Press Content Management System ( Upon publishing the site, it has inspired many people to develop interest in the family's history and has connected Philip to several undiscovered relatives and their family stories. Phil is a member of numerous historical and genealogy societies, including the Association of Professional Genealogists

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