Tag Archives: Hays

John Hays

John Hays
b. 5 May 1829, Harrison County, Indiana, to James and Mariah (Faith) Hays
d. 4 March 1903, Washington County, Iowa

m. 19 December 1850, Harrison County, Indiana
Melissa F. Jacobs
b. 17 April 1831, Harrison County, Indiana, to John P. and Sarah (McMonigle) Jacobs
d. 14 March 1909, Washington County, Iowa

Children with Melissa F. Jacobs:
• Florence (1851-1851)
• Walter Quinton (1853-1934) married Lora Ellen Smith
• Emmett (1855-1948) married Amanda Jane Campbell
• Oliver Morton Parker (1856-1948) married Martha Rozella Bales
• Andrew (b. 1858)
• John Harrison (1861-1947) married Nora May Warren
• Daniel Nelson (b. 1863) married Elizabeth Devine
• William Henry (b. ca. 1865) married Clara Jane Kimmel
• Joseph Decker (1866-1955) married Cora Ann Shaw
• Mark (1868-bef. 1947) married Mary J. Birka
• Ida Mae (1870-1892) married Thomas Devine
• Sarah (1872-1963) married John Wilson Davidson
• Samuel Conklin (1873-1947) married Martha Ann Devine

John and Melissa also had twin girls who died at birth about 1860.

John served in the Home Guards in Harrison County, Indiana, who took part in the Battle of Corydon during the Civil War. In 1868, he migrated to Washington County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
David L. McMonigle
Edgwater FL
E-mail: davemcmo@voyager.net

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Jacob Ludwick/Ludwig

Jacob Ludwick/Ludwig
b. 8 November 1807, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, to Abraham and Susan (McBride) Ludwick
d. 18 September 1894, Grinnell County, Iowa

m/1. 25 September 1828, Marion County, Ohio
Hester Myers

m/2. Iowa
Mary Hays

Children with Hester Myers:

  • Ann Elizabeth (b. 1830)
  • Margaret (b. 1831)
  • Mary (b. 1833)
  • Emaline (b. 1834)
  • Nancy (b. 1836)
  • Wealthy (b. 1837)
  • Eliza Ann (b. 1839)
  • Jonathan (b. 1841)
  • Abraham (b. 1843)
  • Hester (b. 1845)
  • Jacob (b. 1847)
  • Mariah (b. 1849)
  • Julia (b. 1851)
  • Silas (b. 1853)

After the death of his parents, Jacob and two of his younger sisters lived with his eldest sister and her husband, Margaret and Peter Shook. After their marriage in Marion County, Ohio, Jacob and Hester (Myers) Ludwick moved to Johnson Township, Ripley County, Indiana. After Hester’s death, Jacob emigrated from Indiana to Grinnell County, Iowa, in 1864, where he married Mary Hays.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Lynne Emmons
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

George Leslie Butcher

George Leslie Butcher 
b. 15 June 1878, Green Township, Jay County, Indiana to Charles Butcher and Sarah Elizabeth Doty
d. 28 March 1964, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

m. 8 May 1907, Riverside Township, Trego County, Kansas
Mary Grace Hays
b. 19 October 1889, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas
d. 24 July 1965, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

Children with Mary Grace Hays:

  • Frances Edan (b. 1908) married Earl Roberts
  • Viola Pearl (b. 1910) married William Herbert Wanker
  • Lillie Bell (b. 1911) married Robert Eric Eckman
  • Carl Leslie (b. 1917) married Neva Arlene Lynd

George Butcher was a member of the Methodist Church in Wakeeney, where he was instrumental in organizing local congregations and was issued an exhorters license to preach.

Submitted by:
Marilyn Eckman Rittel
Des Moines IA

Charles Butcher

Charles Butcher
b. September 1848, Ohio, to Christian and Mary (Hofman) Butcher
d. 5 December 1902, Trego County, Kansas

m. 24 January 1869, Jay County, Indiana
Sarah Elizabeth Doty
b. Indiana
d. 1898, Trego County, Kansas

Children with Sarah Elizabeth Doty:

  • Anna L. (b. 1869) married Francis M. Epperly
  • Alma (b. 1871) married (1) [–?–] Smith, (2) Eli Davis
  • Cordelia Bell (b. 1873) married George Mitchell
  • James Madison (1875-1953) married Margaret Mae Cook
  • George Leslie (1878-1964) married Mary Grace Hays
  • Frances Lenora (b. 1880) married Francis A. Hayes
  • Charles (1883-1904)
  • Henry Cleveland (1885-1960) married Anna C. Snelling

Charles emigrated in 1882 from Green Township, Jay County, Indiana, to Ellsworth County, Kansas. He moved in 1891 to Trego County and homesteaded seventeen miles southwest of Wakeeney.

Submitted by:
Marilyn Eckman Rittel
Des Moines IA