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Mrs Mattie May Hayes Cunningham
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1881
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1967
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA

Taken from the Muscatine IA, Journal Nov. 21, 1899
Yesterday afternoon "Squire Rowan" joined four happy mortals from Drury township, the double
wedding taking place at the hour of 3:30 in his wedding palor. The contracting parties were Mr. John Henry Hayes and Miss Elizabeth Johnson, and Mr. Martin W. Cunningham and Miss Mattie Hayes
John and Mattie were brother and sister.

Taken from the Muscatine Journal June 18, 1967
Mrs. Mattie May Hayes
Mrs. Mattie May Hayes 85, died at 8:00 a.m. Sunday at Muscatine General hospital. Mrs. Hayes resided on McKinley Street, until she entered the Layman Nursing Home.

She was born September 15, 1881 at Rock island, the daughter of Daniel and Susan Asa Hayes. She had been a Muscatine resident most of her life.

She married Martin Cunningham, June 9, 1899 (The correct date is Nov. 21, 1899). She was of Baptist faith.

Survivors include two sons, Ollie L. Cunningham, Muscatine, Harold R, Cunningham, Wapello;
three daughters, Mrs. Edward (Jessie) Krueger, Mrs. Elva Burns, and Mrs. Richard (Bessie) Brown all of Muscatine, one sister Mrs. Bessie Daugherty, Muscatine; 28 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.

Her parents, husband, one son, and several brothers and sister preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the George M. Wittich Funeral Home. Rev. Timothy Barrett will officiate.

Burial will be at Greenwood cemetery.
Notes from June Welsch she was married three times so she must of got her maiden name back.
Family links: 
  Susan Elvia Asa Hayes (1849 - 1929)
  Martin Wesley Cunningham (1878 - 1958)*
  Harold Raymond Cunningham (1907 - 1976)*
  Bessie Frances Cunningham Brown (1916 - 1984)*
  John Henry Hayes (1872 - 1962)*
  Mattie May Hayes Cunningham (1881 - 1967)
  Bessie Hayes Daugherty (1882 - 1972)*
  Mary Ann Hayes Howard (1886 - 1935)*
  Daniel Hayes (1888 - 1946)*
  Charles Edward Hayes (1893 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
Created by: June Welsch
Record added: Jun 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38284280
Mrs Mattie May <i>Hayes</i> Cunningham
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Death leaves a heart ache that no one can heal, Love leaves a memory that no one can steal
- June Welsch
 Added: Sep. 3, 2009

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