Descendants of
JAMES C. HAYWARD and
HANNAH MARION FISHER


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First Generation


1. James C. HAYWARD
, son of Unknown and Unknown , was born about 1820-1825 in Massachusetts or New York, and died after 1850 in Unknown, possibly California.
NOTES :
According to the book "The Trail of the Haywards" by Marshall F. Hayward, James C. Hayward left his family and home in New York in 1849 with two other men for the gold mines of California and was never heard from again.

The birthplace of James C. Hayward is unclear; in the 1880 census his son William stated that his father was born in Massachusetts, his daughter, Mary Hayward Thompson, stated that he was born in New York.

In 1840 James would have been between 15 and 20 years of age.  The following Hayward/Howard's found in the 1840 Livingston Co., NY census could possibly be the father of James C. Hayward:

pg. 148: Almeson? Howard - 1m 5/10; 4m 15/20; 2m 30/40
pg. 204: Alvan Hayward - 2m 20/30; 1m 50/60
pg. 271: Elias Howard - 1m 15/20; 1m 20/30; 1m 50/60

This is assuming that James lived in Livingston County, where he is said to have married Hannah Fisher.
 

1850 census:
I have found listed in the1850 census for Yuba County, CA, a man named James Howard, age: 25, occupation: miner; birthplace: New York. At the time of this census, this James Howard/Hayward was living in a boarding house.

1860 census:
Have I found my James C. Hayward remarried and living in Michigan in 1860???

Cedar Springs, Nelson Twp., Kent Co., MI, pg. 37 / 583;
dwelling 308, family 276:

James C. Hayward           38  NY         shingle maker
Jane Hayward               31  SCOTLAND
James H. (or W.?) Hayward  06  OH
Margarette Hayward         02  MI
Charles Hayward          8/12  MI

1880 census, Dist. 235, Vestaburg Village, Richland Twp.,Montcalm Co., MI; ED 285, page 31 (7)

James Hayaward   head  61  NY  ---  ---  Farmer
Jane Hayward     wife  54  Scotland  Scotland  Scotland
Charles Hayward  son   20  MI  NY  Scotland  Shingle maker

1900 census, Kent Co., MI
 

Other notes that I have made on the Hayward family from the "The Trail of the Haywards" book by Marshall F. Hayward:
 

Chapter 8

"I think it is now time to take up the family history as far as I know it.   First we will take the origin of the Hayward name. The origin of the name is not certain, but it is said to have been of Saxon derivation and taken from the word "Hawarde" meaning keeper of the hedge. It is found on the records of the history of Great Britain and in the early American records in the various forms of Hawards, Hayeard, Heyward, Heywood, Haward, Haieward and Hayward. The last is most generally accepted today.

In a letter written by Aunt Almina Fisher Gowen written to my Father is as follows: 'I remember an old (man) coming to our house when I was a child. We called him "Grandpa Hayward. The last time I saw him was in 1846.  He was then in his 80's.  This man Hayward was the Father of James C. Hayward, also a girl named Nancy who in later years married a man named "Edwards." It is not known what year these children were born, but it is presumed that James Hayward was born about 1820.'

James C. Hayward and Hannah Marion Fisher were married 1843. Hannah M. Fisher was the daughter of Isaac and Martha Gee Fisher (Aunt Almina Fisher Gowen also was a daughter). Hannah was born November 23, 1827, in the township of Portage, Allegany Co., N.Y. To the union were born the following children: William Willard, March 31, 1845, and Mary, born November 28, 1846. In 1849, James Hayward, in the company of two other men, left New York state to go to California where the gold rush was on, and to this day haven't been heard of. About two years later, Hannah, his wife, and the two children, along with other members of the family, the Fishers, left New York state by covered wagon to Indiana. They settled in Tippecanoe County."

"Hannah Fisher Hayward died 1863 and is buried in Smith Cemetery in Carroll Co., Ind.**  After coming to Indiana, and hearing no more from her husband, she later married a James* Hill.  To this union were born two girls, Kate and Louise.  Kate married John Kantz and had several children.  Louise married a James Wladen and there were (two) children.  Kate and Louise ard now deceased."  pg. 22
        (** Hannah Fisher Hayward Hill is not buried at Smith Cemetery in Carroll Co.,
             but is buried at Pierce Cemetery in Tippecanoe Co., next to her husband
             Elijah Hill and  her parents, Isaac and Martha Fisher.)

I have recently come across another researcher's information on WorldConnect on Rootsweb.com regarding a James Hayward who was born 1819 in Wayne twp., Steuben Co., NY, whose father's name was Josiah.  Josiah Hayward was a Rev. war soldier.    According to this researcher, this James Hayward was married only once, in 1848 and eventually moved to Missouri where he died in 1901(?). He was in Allegany Co., NY in 1860.
James married Hannah Marion FISHER , daughter of Isaac FISHER and Martha GEE , in 1843 in New York. Hannah was born on 23 Nov 1827 in Portage Twp., Allegheny Co., NY, died on 3 Mar 1863 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 35, and was buried in Pierce Cemetery, Tippecanoe Co., IN.
 
 
Pierce Cemetery, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Children from this marriage were:
+ 2 M    i. William Willard HAYWARD was born on 31 Mar 1845 in Nunda, Livingston Co., NY 1 and died on 3 Mar 1918 in Indiana Harbor, Porter Co., IN, at age 72.2
William married Elizabeth Ann CLAPTON (b. Abt 1844, d. Oct 1870) on 12 Feb 1865 in Tippecanoe Co., IN.
William married Julia Ann HICKS (b. 3 Mar 1851, d. Unknown) on 26 May 1872 in Brown Co., IN.
+ 3 F    ii. Mary HAYWARD was born in Oct 1846 in Livingston Co., NY and died on 9 Jun 1901 in Carroll Co., IN, at age 54.
Mary married Marshall Fred THOMPSON 3 (b. 15 Nov 1838, d. 31 Oct 1905).

Second Generation (Children)

2. William Willard HAYWARD (James C.1) was born on 31 Mar 1845 in Nunda, Livingston Co., NY 1 and died on 3 Mar 1918 in Indiana Harbor, Porter Co., IN, at age 72.2   He seldom went by the name William, seeming to preferring instead, the name Willard.

Census records for William Willard Hayward

This is most likely William Willard Hayward in 1850:

1850 District 130, White Co., IN; pg. 401
Elijah Hill     32  CT       Farmer
Marion? Hill    23  York St.
Millard Hill     5  IN?
Mary Hill        3  IN?
Wm. Blikeman    22  Germany  Farmer
 

Cannot find William in 1860.  Elijah and Hannah are in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN with her daughter Mary E. Hayward listed as Mary E. Hill, age 13, and their daughters Catharine and Louisa.
 

1870 Tippecanoe Twp., Carroll Co., IN; pg. 23
Willard Howard    26  NY  Laborer  200
Lizzie A. Howard  26  IN
Mary J. Howard    01  IN
Nancy Clapton     19  IN  (this is Lizzie's sister)
 

1880 Jefferson Twp., Carroll Co., IN; pg. 7A
W. W. HAYWARD       Self  M/W  36    NY  MA  NY  Blacksmith
Julia A. HAYWARD    Wife  F/W  23    IN  OH  OH  Keeping House
Harvey L. HAYWARD   Son   M/W   7    IN  NY  IN
Harry HAYWARD       Son   M/W   5    IN  NY  IN
Bert HAYWARD        Son   M/W   3    IN  NY  IN
Marshal F HAYWARD   Son   M/W  4/12  IN  NY  IN

Even though there is probably no connection, I find it interesting that I recently found in the1850 census another WILLARD HAYWARD.  Married and living in Franklin Co., MA, he was age 27, born in NY, occupation: Blacksmith.   Could there be the slimmest chance that this Willard Hayward could be a brother of James C. Hayward, William Willard's father?


Stories taken from the book, THE TRAIL of the HAYWARDS, written by Marshall F. Hayward, son of William Hayward and Julia Hicks:

"I have not made mention of the fact that Father was a soldier of the Civil War. He enlisted in Co. G, the 46th regiment of Indiana Volunteers. He was little more than a boy being just past sixteen when he went from Lafayette, Ind. to Logansport, Ind. where he enlisted in the army. I cannot cover the course followed by him during th efour years he was in. The regiment left Logansport 1862 going from there to Indianapolis, Ind. This last named city the soldiers were regimented to the post for their services. Their next movement was to Cincinnati, Ohio, then to Louisville, Ky., then down the Mississippi river to Vicksburg, his landing sometime in July.

They trained in Miss., La., and Ark. Many of the boys died from fevers of various kinds due to bad drinking water. Also many deaths from snake bites, scorpions, and etc. The fighting was heavy at times. Many years later I heard the Captain of the Co. my father was in, a Mr. Hess, say that on one occassion all of his Co. was either killed or wounded. The Capt. Mr. Hess, and apart of his Co. with about six hundred more were captured in a battle at Sabine Cross Roads, La. and placed in prison. They were kept there for a few months then transferred to Tyler, Tex., a two day's march.    *Camp Ford (Smith County, Texas Historical Society)

I cannot follow my father's activities in the war very well, only just a few incidents that I recall hearing many years ago. The prison where he was held was a very crude affair. There was an enclosure of some thirty acres. The fence was mad of poles driven in the ground close together, and about eighteen feet high. There was no shade except what came from the tents. The Confederate guards generally were kind to the boys in blue, but there are always exceptions, and some of the guards were of this kind. When soldiers are captured every article that they may have saved is taken away from them. Heard my father say he had managed to save a small dictionary and he found a great comfort to him in learning new words and their definitions. He had some difficulty in keeping the book out of the sight of the guard. His knowledge of the book was revealed throughout his life due to his ability in conversation.

I could write to some length on his prison, and may in a later chapter. Due to slow transportation in any mode of travel, the soldiers were weeks, and sometimes months getting home, or where they thought that home was. After the war this young man, William Hayward, for a young man he was, as four years had changed the lad to a man of the dreamer age. I say dreamer as every young man passes through this stage, also young women, some never get out of this stage. As I was saying, the young soldiers were released from prison sometime in March 1865. He arrived at an aunt's home in May. His mother had died during the war.

He walked most of the way from Lafayette, Ind., a distance of 19 miles to his aunt's home, Almina Gowen, near Brookston. I heard Aunt Almina say or give thie explanation about the morning Father arrived. She said, "They had heard nothing of Willard for many weeks, although they did not know that the war was over, and she had been watching for her soldier boy." She always held her nephew Willard as highly as if he were her own, for he grew up with them like her own boys, and since his mother had died she was going to try and make up to him for his loss.

She said that she, "had not been sleeping very well since the war was over. She had heard nothing form Willard and did not know whether he had fallen on the field of battle but labored under the theory, 'That no news is good news.' And sure it proved to be this time. This morning as she laid there in her bed she heard a footstep in the storm shed, then a door squeak, then a thud as a gun would sound being set on the floor, and that's what did happen. Then she heard a light cough, she was sure, yes it must be, it's just got to be Willard, and jumped from the bed and ran for the door, from whence she heard the door. As I get to the door it was being pushed open, and in stepped her boy. A little older in appearance, and as I looked at him this is what I beheld. A very thin, sickly, poorly dressed, pathetic piece of humanity standing before me, trying to look pleasant and holding back the tears that were now glazing over his eyes. And I too, was letting the teardrops of happiness relieve that long heart suspense that had for years throbbed in my breast. I grabbed him and said, 'Willard, at last, thank God.' Then I immediately thought of all the mothers throughout the land that were denied the privilege of seeing their sons. I said, 'I am so glad that you are here.' Up to now Williard had not said anything. I asked him, 'How do you feel Willard?' "All right, only awful hungred and tired." 'All right Willard, you set there by the stove while I get things going.' I went and called his Uncle Ike, 'Ike wake up, Willard is home.' "Well, allright, don't bother my sleep." 'Come Ike, do you hear what I am saying?' "Oh yes, you are telling me it's time to get up." 'Sure, but I am telling you that Willard is home.' "Well, where is he?" 'Out by the stove.' Then Ike grabbed for his clothes and was soon out and had the boy by the hand. Then the questions were on the way."

"I started the fire, and started to get breakfast when I noticed that I still had my night clothes on. I soon made the change and then back to the breakfast. When it was over Willard went to bed. He said that it was the first bed that he had slept in for many a month. Aunt Almina still talking, "I want to describe Willard's appearance as he stood before me. He was pale and thin, no collar, his hair long and black. With his black hair and dark eyes made him look still more pale. Skinny hands, only a make-shift for a coat with the sleeves in strings. His pants were also threadbare, and off halfway to the knees. No socks or shoes, only parts of leather still holding together. He brought home some oranges from somewhere, but they were frozen. He also brought his gun and sword that he used in the field."

End of Aunt Almina's story.
 

page 22: "Now history of William Willard Hayward, the son of James C. Hayward.  On Jan. 1, 1865 William Willard married Elizabeth Ann Clapton, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clapton of Brown County.  Elizabeth Ann was born 1841 and died 1871.  To this union was born, Frank, 1867 and died 1868;  Mary E. born Mar. 21, 1869 in Carroll Co., and Amma E. born Sept. 28, 1870, also in Carroll Co.  These two girls were adopted out, Mary to a Muter family.  Her name was changed from Mary to Minnie.  When a young woman she married Harry Downs.  More will be heard of them later.  Amma E. was adopted by a family by the name of Cook, and her name was changed to Dora.  She married a Wilbur Kolb.  More of her family later."
 


Notes I made from the Civil War Muster Card file - Indiana State Archives
HAYWARD, Willard, pvt. Co. G 63rd regt. 3yrs.
Enlisted Oct. 27, 1863 Indianapolis, IN by Capt. D. Holloway
Mustered Oct. 27, 1863, Indianapolis, IN by Capt. Jordan
Age 19
Eye: Black
Hair: Dark
Height: 5'9 1/4 "
Complexion: Dark
Nativity: Livingston Co., NY
Farmer
Note: Arrested Feb. 10 and sent to 46th regt. as a deserter from that regt.
General Affidavit given on the behalf of William Willard Hayward on his application for pension for his service in the Civil War.

State of Indiana, County of Carroll~

In the matter of Pension Claim No. 389585 of Wm. Hayward late of Company G 46th Regiment Indiana Vol.

On this 27 day of August 1892, before me, a Clerk of the Carroll Circuit Court within and for the County and State aforesaid, personally appeared Wm. Bacome aged 52 years, whose post office address is Milton Center, County of Wood, State of Ohio, well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn according to law, upon his oath declares that he was a member of the same Regt. As the claimant and was in Tyler Prison in the State of Texas and known that during the months of May, June and July 1864 the claimant was sick with cold and fever which left him with a severe cough and affected his respiratory organs from which he never recovered while in prison.  He was suffering with Rheumatism a great deal, had pains in back and legs.  He also was suffering with chronic diarrhea at that time he suffered a great deal with these troubles affiant helped nurse and take care of claimant and was with him all through his sickness while in prison.

Signed: Willlam Bacome

Subscribed and sworn before me, this 27th day of August 1892 and I certify that the contents of the foregoing affidavit were duly read and fully made known to affiants before making oath to the same, and that I have no interest in this matter.

Official Signature, E. Walker clerk
                              By C. B. Walker Dep.
 


Heirs listed in the Application for Letters of Administration in the estate of William Hayward, October 22, 1919:

Dora Kolb - age 50 - daughter - Lafayette, IN
Minnie Downs - age 49 - daughter - Otterbein, IN
Harvey L. Hayward - 46 - son - 4026 Casey St., Indiana Harbor, IN
Harry Hayward - 44 - son - 1910 or 1410 Elm St., Corinth, MS
Burt Hayward - 43 - son - Lafayette, IN
Marshall F. Hayward - 39 - son - Buffalo Rd. & Pear St., Erie, PA
Mamie P. Katsoksi? - 33 -daughter - 4123 Casey St., Indiana Harbor, IN
Moses J. Hayward - 28 - son - Lake Village, IN
Flosie A. Hayward - 7 - granddaughter - 4125 Casey St., Indiana Harbor, IN
Eva P. Hayward - 4 - granddaughter - 4125 Casey St., Indiana Harbor, IN
William R. Hayward - 2 - grandson - 4125 Casey St., Indiana Harbor, IN
 


William married Elizabeth Ann CLAPTON , daughter of Jesse CLAPTON and Maria FOLLOWELL , on 12 Feb 1865 in Tippecanoe Co., IN. Elizabeth was born about 1844 in Brown Co., IN 4 and died in Oct 1870 in Carroll Co., IN, about age 26.
Children from this marriage were:
   4 F    i. Daughter HAYWARD was born on 10 Sep 1865 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, died on 10 Sep 1865 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, and was buried in Pierce Cemetery, Tippecanoe Co., IN.
Notes:  This child is buried near her paternal grandmother, Hannah Fisher Hayward Hill, in Pierce Cemetery, Tippecanoe County, IN.
   5 M    ii. Frank HAYWARD was born on 24 May 1867 and died in Sep 1868 in Carroll Co., IN, at age 1.
+ 6 F    iii. Mary Elizabeth HAYWARD was born on 21 Mar 1869 in Carroll Co., IN,5 died on 5 Nov 1933 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 64,5 and was buried in Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, IN.
Mary married Harry Morton DOWNS (b. 2 Sep 1865, d. 27 May 1938) on 5 Jun 1886 in Tippecanoe Co., IN.
+ 7 F    iv. Amma Eldora HAYWARD was born on 28 Sep 1870 in Carroll Co., IN 6 and died on 27 May 1939 in Anderson, IN, at age 68.7
Amma married Wilbur KOLB on 13 Mar 1889 in Tippecanoe Co, IN.8















William married second, Julia Ann HICKS , daughter of Solomon HICKS and Mary LAIN , on 26 May 1872 in Brown Co., IN. Julia was born on 3 Mar 1851 in Brown Co., IN 2 and died on an unknown date.2    Julia was a stepsister of William's first wife, Elizabeth Ann.
 
Children from this marriage were:
   8 M    i. Harvey L. HAYWARD was born on 25 Apr 1873 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 12 May 1944 in Morocco, Newton Co., IN, at age 71.2
+ 9 M    ii. Harry H. HAYWARD was born on 1 Apr 1875 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 26 Feb 1952 in Corinth, MS, at age 76.2
Harry married Lena ______ (b. 1881).
   10 M    iii. Bert W. HAYWARD was born on 7 Nov 1876 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 9 Aug 1935 in Delphi, Carroll Co., IN, at age 58.2
   11 F    iv. Almina HAYWARD was born on 1 Dec 1878 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 13 Sep 1879 in Carroll Co., IN.2
+ 12 M    v. Marshall Fred HAYWARD was born on 9 Jan 1880 in Henry Co., IN 2 and died on 8 Sep 1959 in Erie, PA, at age 79.
Marshall married Vera May BAUM on an unknown date.
Marshall married Lottie E. ____ (b. 1887).
   13 M    vi. William Alba HAYWARD was born on 17 Apr 1882 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 2 Feb 1883 in Carroll Co., IN.2
+ 14 M    vii. Virl Ray HAYWARD was born on 5 Apr 1886 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 29 Oct 1918 in Morocco, Newton Co., IN, at age 32.2
Virl married Nellie Silvia BUTLER on 23 Oct 1911 in Lake Co., IN.
+ 15 F    viii. Mamie Pearl HAYWARD was born on 5 Apr 1886 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 29 Jun 1934 in Morocco, Newton Co., IN, at age 48.2
Mamie married Joseph G. ANKENBAUR on 15 Apr 1909 in Newton Co., IN.
Mamie married Harry A. KATSOLIS on 10 Oct 1919 in Newton Co., IN.
+ 16 M    ix. Moses John HAYWARD was born on 2 Mar 1891 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 4 Nov 1975, at age 84.
Moses married Geneva .
3. Mary HAYWARD (James C.1) was born in Oct 1846 in Livingston Co., NY and died on 9 Jun 1901 in Carroll Co., IN, at age 54.
 
Notes:  In his book, The Trail of the Haywards, Marshall Hayward mentions his aunt and uncle, Fred and Mary Thompson.

1880 Census: Carroll County, IN - Tippecanoe Twp., pg. 105D
Marshal Fred. THOMPSON  Self   42  IN  CT  PA   Farmer
Mary THOMPSON           Wife   33  NY  NY  NY   Keeping House
Willard THOMPSON        Son    10  IN  IN  NY   At School
Mary THOMPSON           Dau     8  IN  IN  NY   At School
Carrie THOMPSON         Dau     5  IN  IN  NY   At Home
Marshal THOMPSON        Son     2  IN  IN  NY   At Home
George WINTERS          Other  23  IN  OH  PA   Farm Hand
 

1900 census - Carroll Co., IN; Tippecanoe Twp. - ED 39:Sheet 2
Thompson, Marshall F.    Head  62  Feb 1838  IN  MA  PA
Thompson, Mary E. or B.  Wife  54  Oct 1846  NY  NY  NY
Thompson, Bootward?      Son   17  Feb 1882  IN  IN  NY

Possible second marriage for Marshall Thompson:
Carroll County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records 1850-1920 Inclusive Volume I Letters A - L Inclusive W. P. A. Original Record Located County Clerk's Office Delphi Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1940

Name: Mary Fleener
Spouse: Marshall F Thompson
Marriage Date: 29 Nov 1900
Book: 11 : Page: 264

Not found in this county and township in 1910.

Mary married Marshall Fred THOMPSON .3 Marshall was born on 15 Nov 1838 in Indiana and died on 31 Oct 1905 in Delphi, Carroll Co., IN, at age 66.

 
Children from this marriage were:
+ 17 M    i. Willard THOMPSON was born on 23 Oct 1868 in Delphi, Carroll Co., IN, died on 19 Oct 1956 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 87, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, IL.
Willard married Elmeda HENDRICKSON (b. Unknown, d. Mar 1932) on 16 Sep 1891 in Indiana.
+ 18 F    ii. Mary M. THOMPSON was born in 1872 in Indiana.
Mary married John FAGON on 28 Feb 1891 in Sleeth, Carroll Co., , IN.
+ 19 F    iii. Carrie THOMPSON was born on 11 Nov 1875 in Carroll Co., IN, died on 6 Jun 1951 in Logansport, Cass Co., IN, at age 75, and was buried in Pittsburg, Carroll Co., IN.
Carrie married William MISNER on 12 Nov 1892 in Sleeth, Carroll Co., , IN.
+ 20 M    iv. Marshall F. THOMPSON was born in 1878 in Tippecanoe Co., IN.
Marshall married Mary FLEENER on 29 Nov 1900.


Third Generation (Grandchildren)

6. Mary Elizabeth HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 21 Mar 1869 in Carroll Co., IN,5 died on 5 Nov 1933 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 64,5 and was buried in Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, IN. Another name for Mary was Minnie MUTER.
Notes:
Mary Elizabeth Hayward was adopted after the death of her mother by William and Minerva Muter in Tippecanoe County, IN. They changed her name from Mary Elizabeth Hayward to Minnie Muter.

PETITION FOR ADOPTION
TIPPECANOE COUNTY
FEBRUARY TERM 1873

The State of Indiana}
Tippecanoe County } Petition
WILLIAM MUTER, Petitioner }
MARY J. HAYWARD here[?] to be }
adopted by the name of MINNIE MUTER } In Common Pleas Court, February Term 1873 before Hon. J.M. LaRue, Judge

Your petitioner WILLIAM MUTER would respectfully show to the court tht he is resident householder and citizen of said county, that he now has the custody and care of MARY J. HAYWARD, a girl, who will be four years old on the 20th day of March 1873. Your petitioner further shows that the mother of said girl died about two years ago and that her father is now living in Carroll County in said state, that said girl has no property, money or effect whatever known to your petitioner. Your petitioner prays that said girls name be changed from said MARY J. HAYWARD to MINNIE MUTER and that your petitioner be allowed to adopt her by said last name.

Respectfully submitted
               his
WILLIAM x MUTER
              mark

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 28th day of February 1873
WILEY S. VAN CAMP
Notary Public
 

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Hayward
Lafayette Journal and Courier

November 7, 1933
Lafayette, Indiana

MRS. HARRY DOWNS CLAIMED BY DEATH

Battle Ground, Nov. 6 -- Mrs. Minnie Downs, wife of Harry M. Downs, died at 2:40 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Stewart Flack, two miles east of here. The body will be returned to the Flack home Tuesday morning and remain there until the funeral at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist church; interment in Battle Ground cemetery.

Mrs. Downs suffered a cerebral hemorrhage October 30. She was born in Carroll County, March 21, 1869, a daughter of William H. and Mary E. Hayward [note: names of parents were actually William Willard and Elizabeth Ann]. Upon the death of her mother, she was adopted at the age of 18 months by Mr. and Mrs. William Muter of Battle Ground, and became known as Minnie Muter. On June 5, 1886, she was married to Mr. Downs, to which union eight children were born.

Surviving, besides the husband, are six children, Mrs. Ethel J. Watkins, Lafayette; Clair L. Downs, Mishawaka; Avy T. Downs, Frankfort; Theodore Thomas Downs and Shirley M. Puent, of Gary, and Mrs. Flack; twenty-one grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Dora Kolb, of near Lafayette; a half-sister, Mrs. Mamie Katsbils, of Lowell; and four half-brothers, Harvey Hayward, East Chicago; Bert Hayward, Lafayette; M. F. (Marshall F.) Hayward, Erie, Pa.; and Moses Hayward, Hammond.

Mary married Harry Morton DOWNS , son of Andrew James DOWNS and Mary Francis TUTTLE , on 5 Jun 1886 in Tippecanoe Co., IN. Harry was born on 2 Sep 1865 in Tippecanoe Co., IN 5, died on 27 May 1938 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 72 5, and was buried in Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, IN.

**See Descendants of JOHN DOWNS, A Revoluntiary War Soldier for more information on this family.
 

Children from this marriage were:
   21 M    i. Infant Son DOWNS was born before 1889.
   22 M    ii. Infant Son DOWNS was born before 1889.
   23 F    iii. Ethel John DOWNS was born on 17 Jul 1889 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe Co., IN,9 died on 3 Jan 1962 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 72,9 and was buried in Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, IN.
Ethel married Lewis Napoleon WATKINS , son of Henry Clay WATKINS and Jane GARRARD , on 24 Dec 1906 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe Co., IN.10 Lewis was born on 29 Apr 1877 in Green Hill, Warren Co., IN 11, died on 19 Jan 1968 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 90 11, and was buried in Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, IN.
   24 M    iv. Clair Landis "Jake" DOWNS was born on 7 Jul 1893 in Tippecanoe Co., IN 5 and died on 18 Dec 1960 in Mishawaka, IN, at age 67.5
Clair married Alice McKAY on an unknown date.
   25 M    v. Avy Tuttle DOWNS was born on 31 Oct 1895 in Warren Co., ? In 5 and died on an unknown date.
Avy married Birdie KENNEDY , daughter of Alonzo KENNEDY and Nora AMBLER , on 10 Nov 1916 in Warren Co., IN.
   26 F    vi. Dora Agnes DOWNS was born on 5 Apr 1900 in Tippecanoe Co., IN 12 and died on 24 Mar 1969 in Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 68.5
Dora married Stewart FLACK on 26 Feb 1919 in Tippecanoe Co., IN.5
   27 M    vii. Theodore Thomas DOWNS was born on 7 Aug 1902 in Tippecanoe Co., IN 12 and died in Jun 1969 in Florida, at age 66.5
Theodore married Mildred KENNEDY on an unknown date in Tippecanoe Co., IN.5
   28 F    viii. Shirley DOWNS was born on 19 Jul 1913 in Fulton Co., IN 12 and died in Apr 2000 in Griffith, IN, at age 86.
Shirley married Leonard PUENT on 30 Aug 1930 in Gary, IN.5
7. Amma Eldora HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 28 Sep 1870 in Carroll Co., IN 6 and died on 27 May 1939 in Anderson, IN, at age 68.7 Another name for Amma was Amma Eldora COOK.
Notes:
PETITION FOR ADOPTION
TIPPECANOE COUNTY
FEBRUARY TERM 1873

The State of Indiana }
Tippecanoe County }

PETER J. COOK petition for adoption } In Common Pleas Court
of AMMA ELDORA HEYWARD } February Term 1873

PETER J. COOK respectfully petitions the court as follows. He respectfully asks to be permitted to adopt as his child one AMMA ELDORA HEYWARD who was two years old on the 28th day of September 1872. Your petitioner says that said AMMA ELDORA HEYWARD has no property either personal or real that she has a father living in Delphi ["in Delphi" crossed out] in Carroll County in the state of Indiana that she has no mother living. He respectfully asks that the said AMMA E. HEYWARD may be adopted by him and her name changed to AMMA ELDORA COOK.

Respectfully submitted
PETER J. COOK

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3d day of March 1873
WILEY S. VAN CAMP
Notary Public

Amma married Wilbur KOLB on 13 Mar 1889 in Tippecanoe Co, IN.8
Obituary for Wilbur Kolb
Newspaper ed. unknown.

WILBUR KOLB IS CALLED BY DEATH
Wilbur Kolb, 66, well known farmer residing five miles northwest of Lafayette, in Wabash township, died at his home Wednesday morning at 3:20 o'clock after an illness extending over a year.

Born in Tippecanoe County, March 13, 1866, he was the son of John H. and Anna (Christ) Kolb. In early life Mr. Kolb attended the Pleasant Grove grade school and was the first graduate under the graded system in 1883. He also attended Valparaiso University and Danville Central unimal [sic] college and later taught school for three years. On March 13, 1889, he was married to Dora Cook, and to this union four children were born, Floy Dale and Hallie Evaleen, both preceeding him in death, and two sons, Walter C. Kolb, of Greenfield, and W. Emerson Kolb, of Chicago.

Mr. Kolb joined the Christian church at Valpariso in 1864, transferred his membership to the Pleasant Grove Christian church and later joined Mt. Zion M. E. church by letter. He was an active worker in many organizations, being a charter member of the L.O.R.M. of Klondike, also a member of Octagon Lodge F. and A.M. He was also active in church affairs, having served for 20 years as superintendent of the Sunday school. For a number of years he was an active member of several local bands and orchestras.

Surviving with the widow and two sons, are two brothers, John E. Kolb, of Russiaville, and Chester Kolb, of Little Rock, Ark., also a niece, Mrs. Eva Moehlman, of Detroit, Mich, who made her home with the Kolbs since infancy.

The body was removed to the Bradshaw funeral home, where services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. J. W. Niell, of Mt. Zion church, officiating. Interment in Grand View cemetery.
 

Children from this marriage were:
   29 F    i. ____ KOLB was born on 23 Nov 1899 in Tippecanoe Co, IN.
9. Harry H. HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 1 Apr 1875 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 26 Feb 1952 in Corinth, MS, at age 76.2
 
1920 census - Allen street, Corinth township, Alcorn Co., MS; E.D. 4, sheet 14A
Harry Haward  head - 44 - IN - IN - IN
Lena Haward   wife - 39 - MS - MS - MS
Eva Haward    niece - 4 - IN - IN - none
Mary George   sis/law - 55 - MS - MS - MS
Harry married Lena ______ . Lena was born in 1881 in Mississippi.
12. Marshall Fred HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 9 Jan 1880 in Henry Co., IN 2 and died on 8 Sep 1959 in Erie, PA, at age 79.
Marshall married Vera May BAUM on an unknown date.
Marshall married Lottie E. ____ . Lottie was born in 1887 in West Virginia.
14. Virl Ray HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 5 Apr 1886 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 29 Oct 1918 in Morocco, Newton Co., IN, at age 32.2
Virl married Nellie Silvia BUTLER on 23 Oct 1911 in Lake Co., IN.
15. Mamie Pearl HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 5 Apr 1886 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 29 Jun 1934 in Morocco, Newton Co., IN, at age 48.2
Mamie married Joseph G. ANKENBAUR on 15 Apr 1909 in Newton Co., IN.
Mamie married Harry A. KATSOLIS on 10 Oct 1919 in Newton Co., IN.
16. Moses John HAYWARD (William Willard2, James C.1) was born on 2 Mar 1891 in Carroll Co., IN 2 and died on 4 Nov 1975, at age 84.
Moses married Geneva .
Children from this marriage were:
   30 M    i. Moses J. HAYWARD Jr.
   31 M    ii. Paul HAYWARD .
17. Willard THOMPSON (Mary HAYWARD3, James C.1) was born on 23 Oct 1868 in Delphi, Carroll Co., IN, died on 19 Oct 1956 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 87, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, IL.
 
1910 census - Oakdale Post Road, Tippecanoe Township, Carroll Co., IN;  ED 43, sheet 3B
Thompson, Williard H.  head  40  IN  IN  IN  md 19y
Thompson, Almena?      wife  34  IN  IN  IN  md 19y
Thompson, Chas. W.     son   16  IN  IN  IN
Thompson, Wilber       son   12  IN  IN  IN
Thompson, Grace        dau   10  IN  IN  IN
Thompson, George W.    son    6  IN  IN  IN
Thompson, Ellen        dau    4  IN  IN  IN
Willard married Elmeda HENDRICKSON on 16 Sep 1891 in Indiana. Elmeda was born on an unknown date, died in Mar 1932 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, IL.
Children from this marriage were:
   32 F    i. Mae THOMPSON was born on 2 Dec 1892 in Indiana and died in 1976, at age 84.
Mae married R. MESSENGER on an unknown date.
   33 M    ii. Charles W. THOMPSON was born on 20 Aug 1894 in Indiana and died on 1 May 1954 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 59.
Charles married Leatha BLACKER on 18 Jul 1914 in Rensselaer, Jasper Co., IN. Leatha was born on 12 Sep 1898 in Indiana and died on an unknown date.
   34 M    iii. Wilber THOMPSON was born in 1898 in Indiana.
   35 F    iv. Grace THOMPSON was born in 1900 in Indiana and died on 30 May 1957 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 57.
Grace married Fred PAGANO on 11 Jan 1921 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL. Fred was born on 30 Dec 1901 in Italy and died on 28 May 1966 in Rockford, Cook Co., IL, at age 64.
   36 M    v. George W. THOMPSON was born on 10 Dec 1903 in Mulberry, Tippecanoe Co., IN and died on 28 Nov 1982 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 78.
George married Violet DAHLGREN on 16 Mar 1932 in Crown Point, IN. Violet was born on 9 Jan 1910 in Belvidere, IL and died on 16 Sep 1980 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 70.
   37 F    vi. Almeda THOMPSON was born on 20 Apr 1906 in Indiana and died in Mar 1990, at age 83.13
Almeda married Henry PRICE on 27 May 1926 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL. Henry was born on 11 Jun 1904 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL and died on 28 Dec 1981 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 77.
18. Mary M. THOMPSON (Mary HAYWARD3, James C.1) was born in 1872 in Indiana.
Mary married John FAGON on 28 Feb 1891 in Sleeth, Carroll Co., , IN.
19. Carrie THOMPSON (Mary HAYWARD3, James C.1) was born on 11 Nov 1875 in Carroll Co., IN, died on 6 Jun 1951 in Logansport, Cass Co., IN, at age 75, and was buried in Pittsburg, Carroll Co., IN.
Notes:County: Carroll
Name: William S Misner
Spouse: Carrie Thompson
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1892
Book: 10
Original Source Page: 153
Carrie married William MISNER on 12 Nov 1892 in Sleeth, Carroll Co., , IN.
20. Marshall F. THOMPSON (Mary HAYWARD3, James C.1) was born in 1878 in Tippecanoe Co., IN.
Marshall married Mary FLEENER on 29 Nov 1900.



Miscellaneous notes that may or may not have a connection to this HAYWARD family

James HAYWARD
Spouse:    Molly Willard
Marriage Date:    March 30, 1786
Marriage Place:    Worcester
Source:    Vital Records of Worcester
Full Text:    HAYWARD, James of Sutton and Molly Willard, March 30, 1786. (In Sutton)
Massachusetts Town Marriage Records Database - Ancestry.com


HAYWARD / HOWARD found 1850 census records for Livingston County, NY and
surrounding counties

Livingston County, NY:

Geneseo Twp.
James Hayward  22  ENG  Farmer (in h/h of Benjamin Tyler age 40)
 
 

Mt. Morris Twp.
Abijah Hayward    31  NY  Farmer
Clarinda Hayward  24  NY
Mary Hayward       7  NY
 

Steuben County, NY:

Pulteney Twp.:
Joseph D. Hayward  23  NY
 

Wayland Twp, pg. 141:
6/6  Nathaniel Hayward  69  MA  Farmer
     Nancy Hayward      63  NY
     Charles Hayward    24  NY
     James Hayward      22  NY

7/7  Nathaniel Hayward  28  NY  Farmer
     Martha Hayward     24  NY
     Lucy Hayward        4  NY
     Maria Hayward       2  NY


Sources
1. Civil War pension record for Wm. Hayward.

2. Trail of the Haywards by Marshall Hayward.

3. Trail of the Haywards by Marshall F. Hayward.

4. 1850 Census Brown Co., IN.

5. The Downs Family of Virginia, Ohio and Indiana by George Gilber McCarthy

6. Pedigree Chart of Williard E. Kolb.

7. Pedigree Chart of Wiilard E. Kolb.

8. Tippecanoe County, IN Marriage Record, book c-19, pg. 70.

9. Tombstone Inscription, Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe Co., IN

10. Tippecanoe Co., IN Marriage Rec 27 pg 190.

11. Tombstone Inscription Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe Co., IN

12. Information from Ethel John Downs Watkins.

13. Social Security Death Index.


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