Archive | Photo Collection of Mattie Hayes

Mattie Hayes – one of the original founders of the Rush Historical Society – had a collection of old photographs of the early residents of Rush. Some were of her relatives and some were pictures given to her.

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Civil War Days - 1862

Charles Lewis Hayes

Charles Lewis Hayes b. 02 Oct 1840 – Troupsburg, Steuben, New York, USA d. 12 Aug 1913 – Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Husband of Ella Mary Green Charles Hayes, an aged and respected citizen of this village, died at his home at 8 o’clock Tuesday morning. Mr. Hayes was born in Troupsburg, Stuben Co., […]

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Mary Ellen Green Hayes at age 12 - 1858

Mary Ellen Green Hayes

Mary Ellen Green (or maybe Ella Mary Hayes, depending when you knew her) was Mary “Mattie” Hayes mother.  It is rare, but there are two pictures of her. This first is from when she is 12 in about 1858. A second picture of her in 1864 when attending the Lima Seminary. b. Abt. 1846 Rush, […]

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Joseph Davis of 5 Points Area (1801-1874)

Joseph Davis

b. 13 Jun 1801 Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, USA d. 29 Mar 1874 Rush, Monroe, New York, USA Married Parthenia Green 8 Dec 1830 The subject of this memoir was born June 13, 1801, in the town of Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut. He was the son of Clark and Hannah Davis. He came to this town […]

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Rush, NY 14543
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