09 November 2013

Will Of Lucius D. Hayes...

...of Clinton County, New York.

The son of Lucius Hayes, Fayette S. Hayes, lived in Jackson Co., Michigan, according to Lucius's Will.  Another son, Elmer, lived in Beekmantown, New York.

Lucius Hayes' wife, Mary Elizabeth Hayes, mentioned here.  Also mentioned was property in Champlain, Clinton County, New York, being a part of Lot #3 of the 80 acre lots in the Canadian and Nova Scotia refugee tract bounded on the west by the road leading from Champlain village to Chazy village, on the north and east by lands owned by Lucius D. Hayes, and on the south by land owned by Hugh Stewart....being the premises deeded to the testator herein by Nelson N. Moore and sisters on May 24, 1864.....

Also listed were children Chancy W. Hayes of Leslie, Michigan, Merritt B. Hayes of Chazy, New York, Emma L. Conrow, of Lowell, Massachusetts, Ettie M. Hayes of Lowell, Massachusetts, Clara Hayes of Lowell, Massachusetts, Cora M. Hayes of Champlain, New York, and Grace C. Hayes of Champlain, New York.

...the custody of my infant children...to my dear wife, their stepmother....(Cora and Grace mentioned)...

His friend, Edward H. Cleveland of Coopersville in the town of Champlain, Clinton County...executor(s)...

Dated 28 June 1887

Witnesses: Thomas H. Dickinson and Wilmer H. Durn/Dunn?

Note:  Not related; searching for others in Clinton County, New York, but was interested in the Michigan and Massachusetts connections.

United States Census, 1880
Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Lucius D. Hayes M 55 New York, United States
Wife Mary E. Hayes F 44 New York, United States
Son Merritt B. Hayes M 17 New York, United States
Daughter Emma E. Hayes F 15 New York, United States
Daughter Etta M. Hayes F 13 New York, United States
Daughter Clara Hayes F 11 New York, United States
Daughter Cora Hayes F 7 New York, United States
Daughter Gracie Hayes F 4 New York, United States
Step Son Cenro Frederick M 19 New York, United States

United States Census, 1870
New York, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Lucius D Hayes M 46y New York
Sarah A Hayes F 40y Canada
Fayette S Hayes M 14y New York
Chauney Hayes M 11y New York
Elmer Hayes M 9y New York
Meritt Hayes M 7y New York
Emma Hayes F 6y New York
John Hayes M 3y New York
Etta Hayes F 3y New York
Clara Hayes F 6m New York
Elnathan Phillips M 77y Vermont
Clara Phillips F 80y Vermont
Frank Levant M 50y New York

Lucius Hayes was also found in the 1892 NY State census.  He died March 26, 1901, according to FindAGrave.

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