John P. Hays1,2,3

ID# 20431, (1854 - 1935)
FatherJohn Hays1,4,5 (abt 11 Oct 1810 - 20 Apr 1885)
MotherJane Morris1,4,6 (abt 25 Oct 1811 - 20 Jan 1901)

Key Events:

Birth: 13 May 1854, Newberry Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania7,8,9
Marriage: about 1882, Margaret C. Flora (11 Oct 1852 - 12 Mar 1941)10,11,12
Death: 28 Jun 1935, Springettsbury Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania7,13
Burial: 1 Jul 1935, Paddletown Cemetery1
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     John P. Hays was born on 13 May 1854 in Newberry Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania.7,8,9 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Newberry, Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents, John Hays and Jane Morris.14 He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Newberry, York Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents.15 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Newberry, York Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents.5
     John married Margaret C. Flora, daughter of George Flora and Mary A. Glenn, about 1882.10,11,12
     John and Margaret C. Flora 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.16
     John and Margaret 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.17
     John and Margaret 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.18
     John and Margaret 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.19
     He was working in a cigar shop at age 16, probably for his older brother Crull who was a cigar maker. He was a school teacher by 1800, and a bookkeeper in 1900. He returned to teaching in the public schools by 1910. By 1930 he had retired from teaching and had become a justice of the peace.20,21,22,23,24,25,26
     John died on 28 Jun 1935 in Springettsbury Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania, at age 81.7,13 He was buried on 1 Jul 1935 in Paddletown Cemetery.1

Children:
     Children with Margaret C. Flora:

  • Walter B. Hays16,17,27 (13 Jul 1882 - 10 May 1960)
  • infant son Hays28 (1886 - 1886)
  • John Hays Jr.29 (1888 - )
  • Flora M. Hays16,17 (18 Feb 1891 - Jun 1981)

Citations

  1. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death.
  2. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows name as John P. Hays.
  3. [S6640] John Hays household, 1870 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as John P. Hays.
  4. [S6639] John Hays household, 1860 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6641] John Hays household, 1880 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  6. [S6640] John Hays household, 1870 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows date, township, county, and state.
  8. [S6639] John Hays household, 1860 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 6 and state.
  9. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows month, year, age 46, and state.
  10. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 18 years.
  11. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 28 years.
  12. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows her as his wife.
  13. [S6622] Margaret C. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows his wife as widowed.
  14. [S6639] John Hays household, 1860 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6640] John Hays household, 1870 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  17. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  18. [S6636] John P. Hays household, 1920 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  19. [S6637] John P. Hays household, 1930 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania.
  20. [S6640] John Hays household, 1870 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as works in cigar shop.
  21. [S6641] John Hays household, 1880 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows occuption as teaching school.
  22. [S6633] John P. Hays household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as bookkeeper.
  23. [S6635] John P. Hays household, 1910 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as teacher, industry as public schools.
  24. [S6636] John P. Hays household, 1920 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as teacher, industry as public schools.
  25. [S6637] John P. Hays household, 1930 U.S. Census, York Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as justice of peace, industry as township.
  26. [S6634] John P. Hays, Certificate of Death, shows occupation as retired school teacher in public schools.
  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.