Margaret C. Flora1,2,3

ID# 20430, (1852 - 1941)
FatherGeorge Flora4,5,6 (13 Mar 1812 - 3 Feb 1889)
MotherMary A. Glenn4,7,6 (Aug 1819 - 11 Dec 1905)

Key Events:

Birth: 11 Oct 1852, Pennsylvania8,9,10
Marriage: about 1882, John P. Hays (13 May 1854 - 28 Jun 1935)11,12,13
Death: 12 Mar 1941, York, York Co., Pennsylvania6
Burial: 15 Mar 1941, Paddletown, York Co., Pennsylvania6
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Margaret C. Flora was born on 11 Oct 1852 in Pennsylvania.8,9,10 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Upper Strasburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her parents, George Flora and Mary A. Glenn.14 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Upper Strasburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her parents.15 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Upper Strasburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her parents.5
     She was a school teacher at age 17 in 1870, but had left the profession by 1880.16,17
     Margaret married John P. Hays, son of John Hays and Jane Morris, about 1882.11,12,13
     Margaret and John P. Hays moved their family to Cumberland Co. by 1900. They appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, at 112 South Frederick St., enumerated 1 Jun 1900, reporting they were renting their home. Their children Walter and Flora were listed as living with them.18
     Margaret and John moved their family back to his home county by 1910. They appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of York, York Co., Pennsylvania, at 648 West King St., enumerated 18 Apr 1910, reporting they were renting their home. Their children Walter and Flora were listed as living with them.19
     Margaret and John appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Spring Garden Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania, on York & Baltimore State Highway, enumerated 9 Jan 1920, reporting they were renting their home.20
     Margaret and John appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Newberry Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 9 Apr 1930, reporting they were renting their home, for $4 per month, and did not own a radio.21
     Her husband died on 28 Jun 1935 in Springettsbury Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania.22,23
     Margaret appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of York, York Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of Walter B. Hays and Laura E. Baker, her son and his wife. She reported that she had lived in the same city in 1935.24
     Margaret died on 12 Mar 1941 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania, at age 88.6 She was buried on 15 Mar 1941 in Paddletown, York Co., Pennsylvania.6

Children:
     Children with John P. Hays:

  • Walter B. Hays25,26,27 (13 Jul 1882 - 10 May 1960)
  • infant son Hays28 (1886 - 1886)
  • John Hays Jr.29 (1888 - )
  • Flora M. Hays30,31 (18 Feb 1891 - Jun 1981)

Citations

  1. [S6618] Geo. Florey household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Marg. Florey.
  2. [S6619] George Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Margaret C. Flora.
  3. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows her father's surname as Flora.
  4. [S6618] Geo. Florey household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6619] George Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  6. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death.
  7. [S6619] George Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Mary's husband.
  8. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows date and state.
  9. [S6618] Geo. Florey household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 7 and state.
  10. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows month, year, age 47, and state.
  11. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 18 years.
  12. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 28 years.
  13. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows her as his wife.
  14. [S6618] Geo. Florey household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6620] George Flora household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S6620] George Flora household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as school teacher.
  17. [S6619] George Flora household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as "at home."
  18. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  19. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  20. [S6636] John P. Hays household, 1920 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  21. [S6637] John P. Hays household, 1930 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  22. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows date, township, county, and state.
  23. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows his wife as widowed.
  24. [S6643] Walter B Hays household, 1940 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  25. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  26. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  27. [S6642] Walter B. Hays, Certificate of Death.
  28. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 136149580, infant son Hays, includes photo of joint tombstone with his parents.
  29. [S6469] Bunderman, Flory Flora Fleury Family History 1948, pg 125.
  30. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Margaret's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  31. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Margaret's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.