Fourth Generation


96. Rev. Joel Hayes4 was born on 10 January 1753. He graduated in 1773.4 Was A.M. He died on 29 July 1827 in South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA.4 "died while in the act of preaching to his people." according to Charles Hayes of Windsor (1886), page 45. For 45 years Joel was a Congregational Pastor in South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA.4 He was buried in South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA.4 "He is said to have been one of the 'Boston Tea Party' of 1773, but for this I find no other authority than tradition." -George Hayes of Windsor (1886), page 45.

Rev. Joel Hayes and Mary Bliss were married on 25 July 1782 in Wilbraham, MA. Mary Bliss4 was born on 4 February 1762 in Wilbraham, MA. She died on 22 July 1825 in S. Hadley, MA. She was buried in South Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA.4

Rev. Joel Hayes and Mary Bliss had the following children:

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Oliver Bliss Hayes.

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Joel Hayes4 was born on 2 March 1785.

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Roswell Post Hayes4 was born on 17 April 1787.

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Mary Hayes.

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Harriet Louisa Hayes4 was born on 9 July 1791. She died on 20 October 1812.

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Catharine Brewer Hayes.

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Julia Ann Hayes.