Laura Jane  HAYFORD

Laura Jane HAYFORD

Female 1854 - 1912  (58 years)

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  • Name Laura Jane HAYFORD 
    Born 28 Jan 1854  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Oct 1912  Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Millis, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I01248  Schuler
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2009 

    Father George E. HAYFORD,   b. 30 Aug 1828, Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1871, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Lorietta DARLING,   b. 10 Mar 1828, Mendon, Worchester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1885, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 24 May 1847  Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source: Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 - Family History Library Film #0770906 & 0904375
    Family ID F00575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Edward MITCHELL, Sr,   b. 12 Sep 1853, Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1911, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 02 Jan 1874  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MITCHELL, James and Laura (Hayford) - Marriage Certificate - 1874
State of Rhode Island
    MITCHELL, James and Laura (Hayford) - Marriage Certificate - 1874 State of Rhode Island
    Children 
     1. Edward E. MITCHELL,   b. Abt 1876, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George A. MITCHELL,   b. Abt 1879
    +3. Cora C. MITCHELL,   b. Abt Oct 1880, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. James Edward MITCHELL, Jr.,   b. 01 Feb 1884, Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1962, St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Florence Josephine MITCHELL,   b. 2 Aug 1888, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 May 2009 
    Family ID F00543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1854 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Jan 1874 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1912 - Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Millis, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    HAYFORD Laura Jane
Birth Certificate
    HAYFORD Laura Jane Birth Certificate
    State of Rhode Island

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE:Federal Census 1880 - Newport City Hall- Birth certificates of 2nd and
      3rd child - Newport City Directory - Lilliput Research Services Oct 3, 2005 report

      English Census - 1841 lived at Cross Leech Street, Dukinfield, Lanc, England - 5 yrs. old

      William and family, Sarah and first born, Samuel, moved from England to
      Newport, R.I. about 1857-9. Apparently his trade was a "shoemaker" as listed
      on the birth certificate of their second born, William Henry "Milles" Barber (later
      changed/recorded as William Miles Barber, see marriage certificate).

      First listing of residence is (looks like [handwritten]) Sisson"s Wharf, Newport
      (William Henry's birth certificate-1861),occupation shoemaker - Sarah "Sadie"
      was born at 3 Milburns Court, Newport-1872, father's occupation was listed as
      fisherman.

      Newport City Directory for 1879 list William (Sr) living at 6 Willow Court,
      occupation, still fisherman.

      Newport City Directory also lists other "William Barbers" living in Newport
      (fishermen) at the same time. William, husband of Sarah, no longer appears in federal census after 1870 but there is no death certificate listed at the Newport City Hall. (Sarah, widow, was living with her two sons and daughter at 5-6 Willow Court, Newport). It is possible William was lost at sea
      and his death could not be recorded in Newport. ( No death or divorce record could be found [Bert Lippincott III Newport Historical Society])

      Federal Census - 1860 - William Barber age 29 a shoemaker , wife Sarah A. age 24, and son Samual age 3 (1857) lived in Newport RI. Living in the same house was Edward W. Peabody, age 20, teamster.

      Federal Census - 1870 - William Barber age 34 born in England (fisherman), wife Sarah A. age 33 (works in cotton mills) born in England and two sons, Samual age 13 (1857) born in England (works in cotton mills) and William M. age 8 born Rhode Island.

      Federal Census - 1880 - William apparently died before 1880 - Sarah A was 43 yrs old (Keeping house) and two sons, Samual 23 yrs old (1857) (carriage painter) and William M. 19 yrs old ( Working in the cotton mills) and one daughter, Sarah age 7 yrs old (in school) born in RI.

      Time line (Newport RI City Directory - other documents)

      1859 - Barber family arrives in NY from "Stalybridge England

      1871 - 2 William (pp103) fisherman Resides, Spring Wharf
      Samual & William M. not listed

      1879 - William & William M (pp25) fishermen Resides, 6 Willow Street

      1881-2 William (pp24) fisherman Resides, 76 Spring Street (Wharf)
      William M Operative (mills) Resides, Willow Ct. near Thames
      Samual Painter Resides, Willow Ct. near Thames

      1882 Samual & Sarah marry

      1883 Florence is born

      1883 William (pp40) fisherman Resides: 127 Long Wharf
      William M Not listed
      Samual painter Resides, 1 Coddington Bk opp Thames

      1884 William (pp40) fisherman Resides: 127 Long Wharf
      William M Not listed
      Samual (pp41) painter Resides, 1 Coddington Bk 14 Weaver Ave

      1885 -89 William (40) fisherman Resides: rear 105 Thames
      Samual Not listed

      1885 Phebe May is born

      1890-91 William (40) fisherman Resides: rear 105 Thames
      Samual painter Resides,14 Weaver Ave.

      1891 Samual moves to Massachusetts

      ( note: There seems to be two William Barber in Newport. They both were fishermen)

      The name Stalybridge comes from the old English word "staef" ( a staff or stave) and "leah", a clearing in a wood. The full meaning of "Staly" is therefore "a wood where staves are collected". The "bridge" part was added in the 19th century, when the town became an important market crossing point on the River Tame.
      In earlier days, Stalybridge was sparsely populated, and for the most part made up of farmers and cottage weavers.
      By 1750 there were already several mills along the Tame, powered by the plentiful supply of clean water. When Edward Hall installed the first steam engine in his mill in 1796, it was the signal for the building of many steam driven mills in the town, and it was at one time dominated by innumerable such smoke stacks - at that time Stalybridge's most predominant feature.
      The impact of industrialisation saw the population rise from about 140 in 1750 to 20,760 by 1850! Its prosperity brought many civic benefits : the Police Force and Market in 1828, the Stalybridge Gas Company in 1831 which brought street lighting to the town, and a new Town Hall, also in 1831.

      Stalybridge - once called 'Little Venice' because the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and River Tame run directly through the town - is surrounded by the towns of Ashton-u-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Dukinfield, Droylsden, Hyde, Longdendale, and Mossley. These towns collectively form the borough known as Tameside.

      With more visitors to the town in recent years due to the re-building of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and new clubs and bars opening up in the town - a local radio station referred to the town as 'StalyVegas' - a nickname that has now become popular for the town far and wide.