Abraham (Abram) Hays b. May 1, 1840, OH; d. December 3, 1911, Bement Township, Piatt Co, IL
married March 30, 1865, Piatt county Illinois Dorotha Boyce Moma b. September 30, 1843, OH; d. September 23, 1871, Bement, IL
1. Ella M Hays b. January 11, 1866, Bement, Piatt, IL; d. August 31, 1871, Bement, Piatt, IL
2. Ida B McKean (Hays) b. August 23, 1867, Bement, Piatt county Illinois; d. 1929, Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois m. 1885, Champaign, Illinois
Willis McKean b. April 1, 1859, Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States; d. April 28, 1932, Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois,
3. Eva Hays b. September 23, 1869, Bement, Piatt, IL; d. February 7, 1872, Bement, Piatt, IL
4. Arthur Hays b. September 12, 1871, Bement, Piatt, IL; d. October 15, 1871, Bement, Piatt, IL
married 2 October 1873, Bloomington, Illinois Nancy Ellen Wilkin. born Jan 16, 1850 Eatlon Ohio died Jan 1 1926
Nancy Ellen Wilkin was born January 16 1850, in Eaton ohio.
She was married 2 October 1873 to Abram Hays at Bloomington, Illinois.
She is survived by two sisters: Mrs. C. W. Cook, of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Mrs. Margaret Hinds, of Richmond,
Indiana, and all of her sons and daughters: Charles E. Hayes; Mrs. E. N. Cromley; Wm. M. Hayes; Clara Edna Hayes;
Mrs. H. W. Bogardus; Mrs. Jno. M. Sullivan.
She was a member of the Presbyterian church from early childhood until coming to CUlver in May, 1896, when
she became a member of the Grace Reformed Church.
On January 1, 1926 at 3:00 p.m. she passed quietly and peacefully, afer a long life of continued service to her
family and firends. WHile she has gone to well deserved rest, those who remain have given up a wonderful
mother and devoted sister.
Funeral services and burial were held at Demente, Ill. her former home and where he husband was bruied.
5 Charles Emery Hays b. July 15, 1874, Bement, Piatt couny llinois, married Bertha ---- b. October 1874, Indiana;
6 Ada Hays b. February 9, 1878, Bement, Piatt county Illinois; d. April 1967; m. April 3, 1900, Marshall, Indiana
Elza Nathaniel Cromley b. August 18, 1874, Indiana
7 William Morton Hays b. January 22, 1881, Bement, Piatt county Illinois; d. January 1970
8 Clara Edna Hays b. August 23, 1884, Bement, Piatt, IL; d. December 1983 ; Dr.
9 Mary Olive Hays b. December 10, 1887, Bement Piatt county Illinois; d. November 7, 1936, Burr Oak,
Marshall County, Indiana married July 17, 1909 Garland Webster Bogardus b. July 28, 1886, Maxinkuckee, Marshall County,
Indiana Son of Alfred Newell Bogardus and Evangeline Calliet (See
Bogardus Family); d. February 14, 1929, Marshall County, Indiana;
William Welsey Bogardus b. May 11, 1910, Culver, Marshall County, Indiana; d. November 7, 1936, Burr Oak, Marshall County, Indiana,
10. Mrs. Jno. M. Sullivan.
Thomas Newell Bogardus b. September 29, 1911, Culver, Marshall County, Indiana; d. January 7, 1999, Ohio
Robert O Bogardus b. January 4, 1914, Culver, Marshall County, Indiana; d. November 7, 1936, Burr Oak, Marshall County, Indianas