Saturday, December 11, 2010

Surname Saturday : HALEY

The HALEY surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname are Swiss, though the origin spelling has not been determined.


Stories and history :


Ahnentafel # 10 : Eli Weldon Haley (1866-1957).  Eli was born March 24, 1866 in Erie County, Ohio.  He married July 21, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana to Cora Belle Metzner (1868-1955).  Cora was born August 21, 1868 in Jay County, Indiana.  They farmed in Noble and Madison Townships, Jay County, Indiana and had 7 children.  Cora died April 28, 1955 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Eli died July 14, 1957 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 20 : George Washington Haley (1840-1892).  George was born May 16, 1840 in Hardin County, Ohio.  He married October 14, 1862 in Ashland County, Ohio to Mary Jane Sherrick (1844-1916).  Mary was born January 13, 1844 in Ashland County, Ohio.  They lived in Seneca County, Ohio and Noble Township, Jay County, Ohio and had 7 children.  Mary died January 15, 1916 in Jay County, Indiana.  George died December 4, 1892 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 40 : George J. Haley (1814-1888).  George was born December 14, 1814 in Canton Basel, Switzerland.  He immigrated with his parents in 1816 to Fairfield County, Ohio.  George married January 1, 1835 in Hardin County, Ohio to Rachel H. Gary (1816-1897). Rachel was born March 25, 1816 in Fairfield County, Ohio.  George was a minister in the Evangelical Association and the family lived in Hardin, Fairfield, Marion, Morrow and Erie Counties, Ohio, raising 10 children.  Rachel died November 25, 1897 in Erie County, Ohio.  George died February 27, 1888 in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Scotts Cemetery, Huron, Erie County, Ohio.


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