|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1837|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 1875|
Eldest of seven children born to Peleg MITCHELL and Caroline BRADFORD.
Death: six weeks shy of her 38th birthday.
Married: 31 Aug 1859 in Canton, Oxford, Maine to William Barrows HAYFORD, son of Gustavus HAYFORD, Jr. and Zilpha BARROWS.
Flora and William had six children, three of whom died in infancy:
1. Frances Adelaide Hayford (1861 – aft 1910)
2. Zilpha Florentine Hayford (1863 – 1916)
3. William Mitchell Hayford (1865 – 1889)
4. Carroll/Carlton Osgood Hayford (1867 – 1869)
5. Flora M. Hayford (1869 – 1869)
6. Viola Celestia Hayford (1873 – 1873)
Flora and William moved from Maine to Colfax, Placer, California where he owned Hayford, Himes & Co., General Merchandise with W. A. Himes, James Dods, and W. H. Wallace. William was also a principle in the mercantile exchange Hayford, Perkins & Co. as well as the Rising Sun Mine. After Flora died, William married Abbie Ardelle Davis. They moved to San Jose ~1893 where William died in 1916. The location of his burial is unknown.
Go to the memorial for Gustavus Hayford, Jr. for a Hayford family tree showing who is buried in the Colfax Cemetery. A full history of the Hayford Family can be downloaded for free here.
William Mitchell Hayford (1865 - 1889)*
Carroll C. Hayford (1867 - 1869)*
Flora M. Hayford (1869 - 1869)*
Viola Hayford (1873 - 1873)*
Age 37 yr 11 mo 5 da
Wife of Wm. B. Hayford
Plot: Hayford Plot in Section C
Created by: iowahillgal
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98923009