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Posted: 20 Sep 2013 7:59PM GMT
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) *William Hays 1751 (John1, John2) – In 1780 William had yellow fever and his captain furloughed him, while their regiment was at Gilbert Town – one of the major turning points of the war – William missed the cruel proceedings that followed – The Colonists arrived at what is now known as Red Chimneys, just west of Gilbert Town Oct 14th, 1780 – they sentenced 12 of their prisoners to death – many with trumped up charges and succeeded in hanging 9 before the proceedings were stopped. One of the Loyalist leaders was put to death for murder was Capt. James Chitwood – an unfounded charge for war times. In 1781 – That Fall William journeyed to KY and in the spring of 1781, he was drafted for the purpose of fortifying Ft. Clark at the falls of the Ohio and Conveying their magazine (ammunition), to Harrodsburg. That same year he also volunteered to guard Denton’s Station and helped defend Hite’s Station from the Indians. He stayed in KY until the Fall of 1785 and then returned to NC. The following year he married Frances Anne Chitwood daughter of Capt. James Chitwood. – whom he had enlisted with - to defend the colonies along with his brothers, to their father’s frustration), one son being only 15 years of age. They had 8 children - After the British Colony Wars – most of his family moved to Wilson County, TN on the family acres together for security reasons. 1) m. Frances Anne Chitwood 2) m. Elizabeth 3) m. Nancy Haynes They Lived on deeded land given to them by John Hays on The James River of Virginia before moving to KY.
Had 8 children, unknown to which wife:
1) John Hays ( 1787 – 1821) m. Susannah Snow 1908
Had 3 children:
1) Daughter Hays ( 1810 - ) m. John Claspil
2) James B. Hayes ( 1817- ) m. Nancy Bridges
3) Martha A. Hays ( 1821- ) m. Andrew Long
2) Samuel Hays (1788 - ) m. Sarah Hays 1817
3) Jeremiah Hays (1790- ) m. Martha Doyle 1808
4) David Hays (1794-1824) Rachel Burgher 1815
5) James Chitwood Hays (1796 – 1833) m. Mary Lorton 1812
m. Lydia Wright 1828
Had 6 children:
1) Frances Hays m. Thomas Gilmore
2) Mary Hays m. ----McCoy
3) William Harrison Hays (1818-)
4) Margret Hays ( died in childbirth) m. John S. Waddell
5) Jestright Hays ( !820-1820)
6) Susannah Hays ( 1823- ) m. John S. Waddell
6) William Hays Jr. ( -1824) m. Nancy Newport 1815
( Elizabeth Newport’s sister) Had 3 Children:
1. Reed Newport Hays ( - ) m. Matilda
Adair 1837
2. Pleasant Chitwood Hays (1820-1885) m.
Elizabeth Ann Hendricks
3. Daniel W. Hays (1822-1880) m. Elizabeth
Hays 1841

7) Shadrack Hays (1794-1843) m. Sarah Osborne 1816
(Nancy Newport’s sister) - m. Elizabeth Newport 1823
Shadrack and Elizabeth Newport HAYS. The widow Elizabeth migrated from KY to Dade Co, MO. 1860 Census Morgan Twp: Elizabeth abt 1800 TN, son John 1832 KY, and daughter Elizabeth 1842 KY
Had 12 children:
1) William J.M. Hays (1824)
2) Keziah Hays (1825 - ) m.
3) Andrew Simpson 1851
4) Thenial (1826-1826)
5) Ann N. Hays (1828 - ) m.
6) Norlinda J.P. Hays (1829- )
7) Lucretia LEE Hays (1830 - )
8) John W. Hays (1830 - )
9) Joseph Ervan Hays (1834
10) Solomon P. Hays (1836- )
11) Daniel Calvin Hays
m. Rachel E. Hays 1861
12) Elizabeth Frances Hays b.1842
8) Daniel Hays (1799-1862) m. Rebecca Ann Mannen 1829
Had 12 children:
1) William Hardy Hays
2) Elizabeth Frances Hays
3) Nancy Caroline Hays
4) Mariah Emalline T. Hays
5) John Henry Harrison Hays
6) Rebecca Daniel Hays
7) Asa N. Hays b. 1818 HAYS, Asa N., (wife) Martha Old War WF-#29710, served as Capt. of Co. C, 7th Reg. TN Mounted Inf.- complete family linage
And background on PDF files H/W
Decatureville TENN>outside of Memphis TENN.
8) Daniel James Hays -HAY, Daniel, wife
Priscilla DOBBINS m. 23 Jan 1808 Sumner
Co., TN - WC1549, he died 19 Jan 1853 in
Carmi, IL, served in Capt. Ewing’s Co. KY
Militia as a Lt. Lived in White Co., IL,
widow lived there 1855-71.
9) Elijah Hise Hays
10) Mary Allie Hays
11) Charlotte Mannen Hays
12) Franklin Pierce Hays





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