Fifth Generation


257. Fanny Hayes was born on 27 September 1800 in West Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT. She died on 2 August 1870 in Granby, Hampshire Co., MA. "Aunt Fanny was very tall and slim with long big teeth, but otherwise romantic looking. She always wore two long dark curls on either side of her face. I remember her perfectly"
Elinor Mead Howells, "Hayes Ancestry"

Fanny Hayes and Levi Smith were married on 3 February 1824 in MA.. Levi Smith was born on 18 April 1793. He died on 27 February 1872 in Granby, Hampshire Co., MA. He lived in Granby, Hampshire Co., MA.4 Levi was a farmer.4 He was a farmer, one of Granby's largest in the size of farms.

"Uncle Levi Smith, the deaf husband of Aunt Fanny at Granby was killed in February by a falling tree. His son and a hired man were chopping it down. He took a position where he was thought to be safe. A gust of wind blew it in a direction opposite to the one intended. His head was crushed & he died instantly. He was about 79 years old---"
RBH to Sardis Birchard, April 15, 1872.

Fanny Hayes and Levi Smith had the following children:

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George Nelson Smith.

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ii.

William Smith.

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Elizabeth Smith.

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Fanny Smith was born on 13 July 1831. She died on 16 June 1854.

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v.

Norman Smith.