Perry County is located in south central PA at Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Lancaster etc around I76 and I80. There is (or was) a large conclave of Hays folks in the area, most of whom are related to me (paternal side). It is thought that they may be related to "Molly Pitcher" (Mary Ludwig Hays), although this is not firmly established. My Hays family extends into Michigan, Illinois, New Mexico and other states.
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