Nancy and Joseph Hayes personal narratives
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Joseph Hayes was born on July 31, 1786 in Chester County, Pennsylvania to Solomon and Mary Craig Hayes. He set out for the "far west" with his brother, John Hayes, in 1801 and was one of Lawrenceburg, Indiana's first settlers. He engaged in farming and live stock trading and it was believed that he was the largest land owner in Dearborn County at the time of his death. He was married to Nancy for 65 years and passed away on February 3, 1875.
Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
"Another Pioneer Gone." Lawrenceburg Press, February 4, 1875, 3.
"Death of Mrs. Joseph Hayes." Lawrenceburg Press, May 27, 1875, 3.
"The Will of Jos. Hayes, Sr." Lawrenceburg Press, February 12, 1875, 2.
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