Erma Inez <I>Morris</I> Hayden


Erma Inez Morris Hayden

Death 22 Dec 1994 (aged 83)
Superior, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 104280772 View Source
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Erma Inez Morris married Robert Hayden in 1940. She was a music teacher and concert pianist. She worked as a public school teacher in Detroit supporting his life style as a struggle artist. Eventually they decided that Robert should go back to graduate school. Beyond her unflagging support of his dream of being a great poet, his marriage to Erma would result in another major influence on his life and work. Soon after they moved to Ann Arbor in 1941, Erma embrace the Baha’i Faith, a new world religion promoting racial harmony, religious reconciliation, and ideal international relations. Robert also joined the Baha’i in 1943, while still a graduate student.
In 1942 they had their only daughter Maira.
Erma had a B.A. Ed in 2-3 music from University of Michigan

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  • Created by: Old Bones
  • Added: 28 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104280772
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erma Inez Morris Hayden (15 Feb 1911–22 Dec 1994), Find a Grave Memorial ID 104280772, citing Fairview Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Old Bones (contributor 47251769) .