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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

Thomas Brinton

Thomas Brinton
b. 1800, Lincoln County, Kentucky, to Bryant and Jane (Burns) Brinton
d. 23 April 1865, Buchanan County, Missouri

m/1. 20 July 1821, Washington County, Kentucky
Elizabeth Van Dyke
b. to Richard and Polly Van Dyke
d. before 1837

Drucilla Kimmel
d. 24 November 1866, Buchanan County, Missouri


  • Richard Van Dyke (b. 6 June 1822, Boyle County, Kentucky)
  • Bryant (b. 6 October 1824, Boyle County, Kentucky)
  • Constantine S. (b. 27 August 1827, Putnam County, Indiana)
  • Caroline (b. 2 April 1833, Putnam County, Indiana)

Thomas Brinton took up a claim on land in Jefferson Township, Putnam County, Indiana, 10 November 1824. The original patent, signed by President Monroe, is in the possession of Frank A. Brinton, St. Joseph, Missouri. Thomas and Drucilla moved from Putnam
County, Indiana, to Platte Purchase, Buchanan County, Missouri, in 1837.

Submitted by:
Marian E. Hale
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