Henry Hays Obituary
Mary 1803, when nine in the Chesapeake to is in- 27, A Xattve of This County Killed.--On Wednesday evening, December 19, Mr. Henry Hayes left Polo, Illinois, to visit children at Nira, Iowa. The train stopped at a crossing which, it is supposed, Hayes mistook for a station, and begot He discovered his mistake and attempted to get on again as the train started, drawn under a car and killed instantly. His hands and left shoulder were crushed and his head severed from the body. Mr. Hayes was born in this county, 30, 1808, and was married to Miss Sarah Eakle about 1831, by whom he had children, all of whom are living. His wife was Miss Mary Sleighman. of whom he married in 1875, He removed removed to Pine Creek, Illinois, in 1854 and engaged in farming until 1371, ie went to Polo. He was a member United Brethren Church over fifty years.