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Flora Jane Mitchell Hayford
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1837
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1875
Placer County
California, USA

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.
Family links: 
  William Mitchell Hayford (1865 - 1889)*
  Carroll C. Hayford (1867 - 1869)*
  Flora M. Hayford (1869 - 1869)*
  Viola Hayford (1873 - 1873)*
*Calculated relationship
Age 37 yr 11 mo 5 da
Wife of Wm. B. Hayford
Colfax Cemetery
Placer County
California, USA
Plot: Hayford Plot in Section C
Created by: iowahillgal
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98923009
Flora Jane <i>Mitchell</i> Hayford
Added by: iowahillgal
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