• Cousin Jim Hayes Speaks On “Leading Change” at TEDxMileHigh

    By Published On: June 23rd, 2016Categories: Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Jim Hayes highlights the current state of affairs and the need for a coherent response. Is there a singular answer to our problems? He encourages us to look to the power of education and younger generations to respond to our most pressing issues.

  • Johanna Hayes & Children Arrive In The United States in September 1975

    By Published On: May 21st, 2010Categories: Found Documents, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    According to Lloyd Lewis’ genealogy notes, compiled from reports of various family members, Johanna Hayes and the rest of the family that had not yet emigrated to the United States, finally made the trip over the pond shortly after the death of her husband, Patrick Hayes.  According to a biography of Edward Hayes, a son

  • The Hayes Family Of Bruree, Ireland Found!

    By Published On: May 14th, 2010Categories: Found Documents, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Late Thursday night I was doing some casual genealogy surfing at the pilot.familysearch.org web site when I came across a record that caught my eye.  It was an Irish Birth and Baptism Record for a Patrick Hanly in Bruree, Limerick, Ireland.   The spelling of the last name was different than what I had been

  • Popular Erie Pennsylvania Alderman Edward Hayes, Dead At 72

    By Published On: June 16th, 2009Categories: Obituaries, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Here is another obituary article about the very popular Erie Pennsylvania Alderman , Edward Hayes.  This article provides us with a special treat!  It has a picture of the well liked man. He died on March 5, 1926 in Erie, Pennsylvania.

  • Erie Alderman Edward Hayes Death Certificate

    By Published On: June 5th, 2009Categories: Found Documents, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Today I received a copy of Erie  Alderman Edward Hayes Death Certificate.  Edward was born May 2, 1853 in Limerick, Ireland.  One interesting fact about this Death Certificate is that it provides another  spelling for his mother's name.  This time we see it as "Coughey".  We have also seen Cowie, Cowhey and Couhy. Click to

  • Patrick & Catherine Hayes At Calvary Cemetery

    By Published On: May 22nd, 2009Categories: Church's and Cemeteries, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Calvary Cemtery is the final resting place of Patrick Hayes, son of Patrick Hayes and Johanna Couhy.  Also brother to Ellen, Bridget, Mary Hayes Morrison, Edward and John. Special thanks to “ronzoni” at findagrave.com for the photo.

  • Jim Hayes And The Reason Campaign

    By Published On: April 16th, 2009Categories: Bio's, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    I found this interesting video on Cousin Jim. A lifelong Republican, Jim has had a long and successful career in magazine publishing, including Fortune. A traditional conservative believing in small government and fiscal responsibility, Jim has also been deeply concerned about the deep polarization in America over the last couple years even as the problems

  • Cousin James (Jim) B. Hayes To Receive The Ellis Island Medals of Honor Award

    By Published On: April 16th, 2009Categories: General News, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    Who: James B. Hayes What: Ellis Island Medals of Honor When: Saturday, May 9, 2009 The Ellis Island Medals of Honor are presented to Americans of diverse origins for their outstanding contributions to their own ethnic groups and to American society. Honorees typically include U.S. Presidents, Nobel Prize winners, leaders of industry, and gifted artists,

  • Found the Descendants of Patrick & Kate Hayes

    By Published On: April 15th, 2009Categories: On The Genealogy Trail, Surname: Hayes (on Lewis Side)

    This week’s genealogical success was with the Hayes branch on the Lewis side of the family. In the recent months I had found many articles that mentioned James V. Hayes, but lacked concrete evidence to link them to the descendants of Patrick Hayes and Johanna Cowhey.