William Hayes Jr. & Chloe Minchew

Sally’s great-great great Grandparents:

William Hayes Jr. ca 1761 – ca 1835 | his parents
& 1789 Chloe Minchew ca 1767 – ca 1825 | her parents
of Gates County, North Carolina


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


William Hayes and Chloe Minshew were married 14 Nov 1789.
Bondsman, Robert Parker Jr Gates County Marriage Bonds.

William Hayes, Jr, son of Jacob Hayes and his first wife, was born on his father’s farm near Bennetts Creek, Gates County, NC ca 1761.
He was a farmer and a lay Methodist preacher.

Chloe Minshew, daughter of Maximillian Minshew and his wife Mary Bond, was born ca 1767 on a neighboring farm to the Hayse.
She died ca 1825 in Gates County. (Hayes, A E: Hayes in Va & NC)

Children of William Hayse, Jr. and Chloe Minshew:
1. Julia Hayse 1790/97 –
married ca 1812 Charles Francis Ellenor tailor
2. Christian Hayse 1793/99 –
married 27 June 1814 John Hare died Nov 1829 –
3. Timothy Hayse 1800 – ca 1847 Gates Co, NC
married 21 Dec 1821 Elizabeth Hayse 1800 – Sept 1849
Cephus Gillot, bm Gates Co
4. Richard Hayse ca 1803 – 1837 Gates Co, NC
married 1 Dec 1829 Levina Williams ca 1803
Charles Williams, bm Gates Co
she married 2nd ca 1850 John W. Beaman ca 1817
5. Thomas Wright Hayse 8 Oct 1809 – 17 Aug 1876 Ahoskie, NC
Methodist preacher
married 13 Dec 1831 Nancy Jernigan died 1870
she was 1st married to David Newsome died 1827
T W Hayes [Hayse] married 2nd ca 1872 Nancy Livermore

CENSUS GATES CO NC
YEAR HEAD MALES to 16 16 up FEMALES
1790 Wm Hays 0 1 2
0-10 10-16 16-26 26-45 45 up 0-10 10-16 16-26 26-45 45 up
1800 Wm Hays 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0
1810 Wm Hays 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1
1820 Wm Hayes 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
0-10 10-15 16-20 20-30 60-70 0-10 10-15 16-20 20-30 60-70
1830 Wm Hayse 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1

Grandchildren of William Hayes Jr and Chloe Minshew:

Julia Hayes and Charles Francis Eleanor had:
name spelled Elinor, Elleanor, Ellenor, etc.
Charles Ellenor was a native of Ireland who died at Gatesville, NC.
He was of Scotch Irish descent and arrived in this country in 1811.
Settled in Gatesville where he worked at his trade of tailoring.
During the war with Mexico he served in the US Army under General Scott [perhaps this was his son]
He married Miss Hayes who was born in Gates County
and died near Gatesville. recorded in the Ellenor Bible
1. Martha Eleanor ca 1815 –
married 1831 Wright Hayes ca 1806 –
2. Thomas E Ellenor
Deed of Gift ack William Hayes to Thomas E Elliner Nov Ct 1823 Gates Co
a. Thomas Eleanor 1849 – 1887
3. William Ellenor 1815/17 – 1870/80 lived Ellenor’s Crossroads, Gates Co
married 1 Apr 1839 Emily/Emma Eure ca 1820 – 1860/63 in 41st yr
a. Julia Ellenor 11 Mar 1840 – 26 Apr 1921 St Johns twsp Hertford Co
married Rawls
married James R Powell
b. Francis R Ellenor 1843/44 –
c. Thomas William Ellenor Aug 1845 – 2 Jun 1890 had store
buried in Elleanor Cem.
married 2 May 1888 Ida V Bembery Dec 1855 – 10 Aug 1919
d. Martha A Ellenor 1847/49 – 1880/87
married 28 Dec 1864 Lewis J Green 1833/34 – 1892/98
e. Horatio Ellenor ca 1850 –
f. E M Ellenor ca 1853 –
g. Sallie E Ellenor 5 Sept 1854 – 22 Feb 1936 Portsmouth, VA
married William H Piland 7 Feb 1850 –
h. Caroline Ellenor ca 1856 –
i. Virginia Ellenor ca 1860 –
married 2nd 29 Sept 1863 Penina [Penelope] Green 1812 Gates Co, NC –

a. Elena Ellenor dy
b. Judge Edward Solomon Amos Ellenor 18 Aug 1865 – 2 Feb 1950
neighbors of Tim Parker in Sarem, Gates Co, NC
married 17 Jan 1889 Mary Kate Duke 6 Apr 1869 – 21 Jan 1929
i. William T Judson Ellenor 25 Aug 1890 – 20 July 1980 ss
married Nettie R 1 Aug 1879 – 22 Jan 1962
ii. Edward Grady Ellenor 25 Feb 1892 – 1 March 1971 Gates Co, NC
iii. Jack B Ellenor 14 May 1894 – 15 Sept 1973 ss Portdmouth, VA
married Mary 26 Sept 1896 – 15 Jan 1967 ss
iv. Charlie Frank Ellenor 7 May 1896 – 15 Aug 1968 Gates Co, NC
married Eva Parker 26 Oct 1907 – 11 Nov 1964
v. Catherine Penn Ellenor 7 Feb 1898 – 17 April 1976 ss tbs
vi. Lizzie Ellenor 8 Oct 1900 –
married Pat Minton res in Portsmouth
vii. Ella Maude Ellenor 25 Sept 1902 – 7 Feb 1920
viii. Daughtry Ellenor 8 Sept 1906 – 18 Feb 1993 Gates Co, NC
ix. Dahlia G Ellenor 4 Sept 1909 – 18 Nov 1959
married Kirkland Farleigh
x. Eufraizsia Ellenor 4 Oct 1910 –
4. Charles Ellenor ca 1828
married 21 Dec 1854 Judith Ann Eure ca 1833 –
a. Charles Ellinor ca 1856 –
b. Martha Ellinor ca 1857 –

Christian Hayes and John Hare [died Nov 1829] had:
1. ? children 1815/1830

Timothy Hayse and Elizabeth Hayse had:
1. George W Hayes 1823
married 1st 22 May 1848 Elizabeth Parker
married 2nd 11 April 1865 Margaret A Bond
2. Priscilla Hayes 1825 – 1905
married 27 Dec 1847 James Brown Parker 1814 – 1895
3. Media A Hayes 1829
4. Maxey Hayes 1831 – 1878
married 27 Jan 1857 Margaret Brown
5. Timothy Hayes 1833 –
6. Titus Hayes 1835 –
7. Mariah Hayes 1837 –
married 8 Dec 1858 James Wright
8. girl ca 1839 d. y. ?
9. William H. Hayes 1840 –

Richard Hayes and Lavina Williams had:
she married 2nd John W Beaman
1. John Hayes ca 1830 –
2. Louisa Hayes ca 1831 –
3. W. B. Hayes ca 1832 –
4. Alfred Hayes ca 1833 –
5. Frances Hayes ca 1836 –

Thomas Wright Hayes & Nancy Jernigan had:
1. Sarah Hayes 1832 [1839] –
married 1st William H [W] Chamblee
a. A Betty Chamblee ca 1853 – f
married James Baker
b. Laura M Chamblee ca 1856 – f
married Thomas Baker

c. Robert A Chamblee ca 1862 –
married 2nd Henry David Baker ca 1840 –
a. John W Baker ca 1872 –
b. Sarah H Baker ca 1875 –
2. Thomas Crowder Hayes 1834 – 1897
married Frances Cowper [Fanny] Montgomery 1841 – 1879
daughter of William M Montgomery
a. Alpha Glenn [Glennie] Hayes 17 July 1864 – 27 June 1947
living in Powellsville 1939

married April 1889 Asa Edward [Eddie] Garrett 1 Sept 1864 Shelby Co TN – 23 May 1942
came to NC as a “young man” some family think his name was Edward, others say Edmund; my great grandmother Alpha Glennie called him Eddie. . . he always signed himself as AE. e-mail from Emily . . the 1920 census he is called Acey. early Ahoskie merchant and Sheriff of Hertford County 1908 – 1918

Hayes_AG GarrettAEcar
the A E Garretts – ca 1912 the family car

i. Vernon H Garrett 13 Aug 1895 – 4 Sept 1968
married Sally Vaughan 4 Sept 1895 – 15 June 1978
1.
Nancy Garrett 15 Nov 1921 – 01 Jan 2015 Colerain NC

married Alvin Ray Stephens Jr
3 sons
married 2nd Spencer Harding Adams

ii. Ella Mae Garrett April 1893 – 23 Feb 1920 of TB
married Bernard Chesley Banks
1. Bernice Glenn Banks 25 June 1917 – 5 May 2008 Powellsville NC
married 1936 William Fleetwood Askew 22 July 1916 – 9 June 2004 Powellsville NC
a. Emily Banks Askew Shinaberry
b. Glenda Ruth Askew Basnight

b. Stella L. Hayes 3 Dec 1870 – 26 Mar 1908
married James P. Brett 9 Mar 1861 – 12 July 1923
i. J. Hayes Brett 12 May 1899 – 24 Nov 1974
ii. Madeline Brett 11 Sept 1901 – 9 June 1917
iii. Kate Mercedes Brett 25 Jan 1906 – 1 Jul 1981
married Harley Wilkerson Upchurch 23 Sep 1911 – 18 Aug 1981
1. Sandra Dianne Upchurch 14 Aug 1937 – 27 Dec 1997
married Frank Simone
a. Missy
b. Vincent
2. Gerald W Upchurch 14 May 1942 – 6 June 1942
3. Donald Upchurch
married 1st wife [divorced]
a. Maurice Stanley Upchurch 1967 Ahoskie NC
now Maurice Levi e-mail [was given his step father’s name]
lives in Cincinnati OH
married ca 1992 Rachel Smallwood
i. Danielle Lynn Levi 2002 –
b. Denise Dora Levi 1968 Ahoskie NC
lives in St. Louis MO
married Jeffrey Morrison
Don married 2nd Eleanor Martin [divorced]
a. Paul Upchurch
b. Angela [Angie] Upchurch
c. John Upchurch
Don married 3rd Lucy Daniels
Lucy has Robert & Rebecca by prior marriage
James P Brett married 2nd Mary D 1 Aug 1881 – 10 Sept 1959
c. Ralph M Hayes ca 1874 –
3. [child] Hayes 1836 – died as infant
4. Nancy Hayes 1838 – 1876
married 1856 William Jenkins
5. Richard Adam Hayes 1840 – 1890 ts
married 1st Mary Eleanor Montgomery 1848 – 1883 ts
a. Wayland Hayes 1870 –
b. Mary Ella Hayes 1873 – 1896 ts
c. Ernest Hayes 11 Jan 1875 – 21 Aug 1951 (of Ahoskie)
mercantile and farming
married 1902 Vera Curtis 16 April 1882 – 14 Feb 1932
daughter of Rev and Mrs L M Curtis

Hayes_Earnest
i. Alton Hayes 22 Aug 1904 – 16 Dec 1964
ii. Ernestine Hayes 31 May 1912 – 11 Sept 2000
married Fred Escot Miller 3 April 1906 – 25 April 1991
d. Lula Hayes ca 1878 –
married C. W. Gaither
married 2nd ca 1884 Oliva [Olive] Montgomery 1861 – 1890 ts
a. Nina Hayes 1885/90 –
married W. W. Rogers
b. Bertha Hayes 1885/90 – of Elizabeth City
6. William Arnold [Billy] Hayes 11 July 1842 Ahoskie – 2 Aug 1906 Norfolk, VA
Manufacturer of Brick in Norfolk, VA
married 1865 Emily Marie [Emma] Matthews ca 1845 –
daughter of Thomas C Matthews and Martha Ann Spiers of Hertford Co, NC
a. Amelia Hayes 1866 – 1906 dsp
b. Marcellus Thomas Hayes 19 Jan 1870 Ahoskie – 31 Aug 1942 NY City
Teacher and Lawyer killed during “blackout” WWII in NYC
married 18 Aug 1892 AL Willie Kate Chisholm of Tuscaloosa, AL
i. Arnold Edmund Hayes 1893 – dec
Compiled the family history: Hays in VA & NC
married Helen Ford
ii. Emily Marie Hayes 1897 –
married Wm R Sims
iii. Marcellus Thomas Hayes 1902 –
married Lillian Neil
married 2nd Bertha Glavin of New York
i. Edward Hayes
ii. Thomas Hayes NY d late 1970’s
married Helen
her parents originated from Sicily and Naples Italy
1. Thomas Micheal Hayes
married Barbara Sibrel
Ch: Suzana, Mary, Ann, Caitlin, and Thomas
2. Maureen Hayes
married John Ponte
Ch: Christopher and Mark
c. Pearla Hayes 1871 – 1969
married Nimmo Old
d. Wade Hampton Hayes 1879 – 1956 see below
married Julia Florence Yard
e. Clark Bledsoe Hayes 1881 – 1940
married Ella Pardee
7. Celia R Hayes 1846 –
8. Mary [Marie] Ella Hayes Aug 1849 – 1934
married ca 1871 Richard S Baker June 1843 –
a. Emma L Baker ca 1873 –
b. Denver Percy Baker April 1874 –
c. Eunice Baker Aug 1876 –
d. Nelie M Baker Dec 1877 –
e. Rose E Baker March 1879 –
f. George Baker July 1881 –
g. Addie Baker Feb 1884 –
h. Minnie Baker Jan 1886 –
Nancy Jernigan and David Newsome had:
1. David Sumner Newsome 1827 – [posthumous]

Thomas Wright Hayes was born 8 October 1809 in Gates County NC the son of William Hayes Jr. and his wife Chloe Minshew. He helped organize the Methodist Society in Gatesville in 1828 with the help of Reuben Harrell & Jesse Brown.(Harrell & Turner; Historical Papers p86) (Bangs, Hist of the Methodist Church p 358 et seq) All his adult life he worked at preaching as a circuit Rider & Minister of the Gospel. Thomas Wright Hayes married 13 December 1831 Nancy Jernigan Newsome widow of David Newsome d. 1827. They made their home in Ahoskie NC.

Hayes_Brett_house

home of Thomas Wright Hayes in Ahoskie

About 1872 he married a second time Nancy Livermore. (Hayes, A E: Hayes in Va & NC)

From the Historical Ed. of the Hertford County Herald 1939—
Thomas Wright Hayes, the Methodist preacher came over to Hertford County from the Reynoldson section of Gates County in 1830 and married a young widow who before her first marriage was Nancy Jernigan, a daughter of Miles H. Jernigan, grandfather of the late Thomas R. Jernigan, U. S. Consul to Japan and China during Cleveland’s administration. (Thomas R. Jernigan was the father of Roberts H. Jernigan, Ahoskie’s present day postmaster). Two of the sons of the union between Thomas Wright Hayes and Nancy Jernigan, Thos. C and Richard A. later became owners of the original home tract by inheritance and purchase from the other heirs. There were 100 acres and it was divided into 45 and 55 acre tracts. Richard Hayes taking over the former and Thomas Hayes the latter which included the original home now owned by J. Hayes Brett, a great-great grandson of Miles H. Jernigan. Richard Hayes erected a home on his tract, located on the spot where his son Ernest Hayes now lives. The house burned years later and the present residence was built on the same ground.
The two sons–Richard and Tom Hayes– married three of the Montgomery sisters, daughters of a family long prominent in the affairs of this county but whose direct descendants no longer live here. Thomas married Fannie C and Richard was twice married first to Ella and then to Olive. Ella M. Hayes, sister of Richard and Thomas, married R. S. Baker, and settled in Ahoskie. Other children of Thomas Wright Hayes left to make their homes in other places early in life.
The children of Richard Hayes were: by his first marriage, Ernest of Ahoskie, and Mrs. C. W. Gaither of Hertford, NC; by his second marriage, Nina (W.W.) Rogers of Ahoskie, and Bertha of Elizabeth City. There were three children born to the family of Thomas Hayes: a son Ralph, who died early in life, Alpha Glenn who later married A.E. Garrett and now lives in Powellsville, NC and Stella L. the widow of the late James P. Brett of Ahoskie.

message from Peter Wade Nichols 2005:
An interesting link to my heritage! My grandfather, General Wade Hampton Hayes, migrated northward to New York near the end of the 19th century, made a name for himself as the Sunday editor of the New York Tribune and as a member of New York City’s 7th Regiment, one of the original locally sponsored militias to which the Constitution alludes (well-ordered militias) with respect to the “right to bear arms.” He subsequently became Colonel of the Regiment and served in the 1917 Mexican border campaign under Black Jack Pershing to whom he was also assigned in World War I in France. He served as the Prince of Wales’s military escort for the Prince’s tour of the U.S. during the early 1920s and was elevated to the rank of General. He subsequently emigrated, as it were, to London where he distinguished himself as one of the founders of the British Electric, and militarily as the Commander of the American Division of the British Home Guard before the U.S. entered WWII, an act for which the American Ambassador, Joseph Kennedy, attempted (unsuccessfully) to remove his citizenship, and an act for which he was personally decorated by the King and Prime Minister Winston Churchill with Order of the British Empire. He died at my family’s home in Chappaqua, NY, in 1956. I was very close to my grandfather but did not know my grandmother, Julia, who died when I was two.
Wade Hampton Hayes’s daughter, my mother, was also named Sally, and there are a long list of Wrights and Pardees but on my father’s side — which traces its lineage to the very early days of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Peter Nichols

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