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John Hays
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Birth: Aug., 1794
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1854
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

A farmer early in life, at age 30 years he engaged in the Iron Trade. He married twice; first to Miss Jane Patterson, of Cumberland County, they had one daughter, Annie E. Hays, born 1821, she would also marry twice. Annie first married Lieut. Richard West, and married 2nd Lieut. Col. John W.T. Gardiner, who also preceded Annie in death. Annie died April 17, 1901 of diabetis in Brookline, Mass. at the age of 79 years 5 months and 23 datys, which gives her date of birth as October 25, 1821. She is buried in Maine.

John Hays married second to Mrs Eleanor B. Wheaton, the daughter of Robert Blaine, and granddaughter of Col. Ephraim Blain of Cumberland County, who was born in Ireland and came with his parents to Cumberland County in 1745. John and Eleanor were blessed with two sons and one daughter, they are:
Robert Blain Hays born 1832
Mary Wheaton Hays, married Richard O. Mullikin, of Baltimore.
John Milton Hays born February 1837, married August 8, 1865 to Miss Jane Van Ness Smead, she was born in New York City April 27, 1837, the daughter of Capt. R. C. and Sarah (Radeliffe) Smead. Five children were born to John Milton and Jane (Smead) Hays, they are;
Anna A.; Elizabeth S.; George M.; Raphael S.; and Eleanor B. Hays.

John and Eleanor (Wheaton) Hays were members of the Presbyterian Church, John died April 29, 1854 and Eleanor preceded him on January 9, 1839. His first wife Jane (Patterson) Hays died about the year 1822 or 1823.

John Hays, white, male, about 60 yrs Father: Joseph Hays. Occupation: Miller & Farmer. Born: Carlisle Pa. Wife: (1) Jane Patterson, (2) Ellen Wheaton. Died: 29 Apr 1854, Cancer of the stomach, Frankford Twp Cumb Co. Buried: Carlisle Cemetery. Person returning certificate: John Stuart Esq., South Middleton Twp. Date: 4 May 1854. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Hays (1764 - 1841)
  Ann Nancy Gordon Hays (1772 - 1827)
  Jane Hays Zacharias (____ - 1831)*
  Adam Hays (1790 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Hays Blair (1791 - 1843)*
  John Hays (1794 - 1854)
  Lacy Hays (1796 - 1814)*
  Nancy Hays (1798 - 1816)*
  Joseph Hays (1811 - 1884)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Graveyard
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Sep 18, 2008
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John Hays
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