Category Archives: Hayward

Where was our family in the Civil war?

The most divisive conflict in our nations history (except perhaps for Bush vs Gore of 2000). Where was our family during that contentious time? Right in the middle of it – well, some of us. Many of the Thompson-Hayward-Snypes-Moore ancestors were ‘tweeners’, too young or too old to participate directly in the conflict. Still, with all that fuedin’,… Read More »

Hayward Family – decendants of first cousins

I guess I was bound to find it somewhere; on September 23rd, 1804 when Davis Hayward married I. Freelove Whitman we became the descendants of two first cousins marrying. You see Davis was the son of Azariah Hayward. Freelove was the daughter of Sarah Hayward. Azariah and Sarah were siblings. Turns out, the US is one of the… Read More »