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Subject: Moses Hays 1735-1796 Augusta County Virginia
Author: christy baker
Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
I am researching my Hays line. I am a direct descendant of Moses. He was my 5th great-grandfather. Moses married Sophia Wood and their son, Issac is where I descend from. From what I can find, William Hays (1711-1776) and Ann Aar (1720- ) were his parents. Nothing is verified as to Williams parents, but I am pointed to Patrick Hays and his Wife Jean McNitt. I would love to collaborate with anyone researching this line and compare notes. I believe, although not verified, that Patrick was one of the six brothers of Donegal, Ireland. I found a great rootsweb page on the Hays research, which covers tons of Hays' that settled in Virginia in the 1730's, but unfortunately, Moses is the one that no one has really done research on. They said that they are sure he is connected to that family, but theyre not sure how. I have emailed the administrators of the page, with no response. The last entries on that page were 10 years ago. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.