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 William Shakespeare Hays

William Shakespeare Hays

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Jul 1907 (aged 70)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 5 - Lot 254
Memorial ID 7765457 · View Source
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Composer. He composed the popular song "Mollie Darling," which sold one million copies when published in 1871, a huge amount for the day. Mary Ormsby "Mollie" Gray Nalle, buried nearby in the same cemetery, had been his inspiration.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Marigay
  • Added: 15 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7765457
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Shakespeare Hays (19 Jul 1837–23 Jul 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7765457, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .