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R. R. Hayes
Born 1829
R. R. HAYES, farmer, Wayne Twp., Secs. 17 and 20; P.O. Langworthy; born in Allegany Co., N.Y., in 1829; came to Jones Co. in 1862, where he has since resided; has held the offices of School Director and Assessor of his town; owns 200 acres, also timber-land, in Jackson Township. He is a cousin of Rutherford Hayes, President of the United States. Wife's maiden name was Harriet Annis, a native of New York also; she was born in 1833; her parents are both living in Jones Co. Mr. Hayes' parents are dead. The subject of this sketch and wife were married in their native State January 1, 1851; have had six children, five of whom are now living—J. Richard, Ellen Martha, Adelbert, Mary and Hattie. The one dead was not named. Mr. H. and his entire family are members of the M.E. Church. Mr. H. is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 625.


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