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Rilla Eugenia (Nash) Hayes (1872 - 1943)

Rilla Eugenia Hayes formerly Nash
Born in Gwinnett County, Georgia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 17 Mar 1893 in DeKalb, Georgia, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 70 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USAmap
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Rilla Eugenia Nash was born on February 17, 1872 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.[1] She was the daughter of William R. Nash and Fannie Chamblee.[1][2] Rilla married James Hayes on March 19, 1893 in Dekalb County, Georgia.[3] She and James had at least 7 children. [4][5] Rilla Eugenia Hayes died on January 4, 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

Census Notes
1880 Census: Gordon County, Georgia [2]
William R. Nash Self Male 30 Georgia, United States
Fannie G. Nash Wife Female 28 Georgia, United States
Rilla E. Nash Daughter Female 8 Georgia, United States
Hearsly J. Nash Son Male 6 Georgia, United States
Margarett Shamlin Mother-in-law Female 68 South Carolina, United States
Elvina Shamlin Sister-in-law Female 32 Georgia, United States
1900 Census: Dekalb County, Georgia [4]
James Hayes Head Male 21 Georgia Feb. 1879, Married 7 years, Granite cutter
Rilla Hayes Wife Female 27 Georgia Feb. 1873 Married 7 years, 3 children born, 3 living
Authur Hayes Son Male 6 Georgia Dec. 1893 At school
Lula Hayes Daughter Female 4 Georgia Jan 1896
Hurley Hayes Son Male 2 Georgia Jan. 1898
1910 Census: Dekalb County, Georgia [5]
James B Hayes Head Male 41 Georgia
Rilla Hayes Wife Female 38 Georgia
Arthur O Hayes Son Male 16 Georgia
Eula M Hayes Daughter Female 14 Georgia
Hurley E Hayes Son Male 12 Georgia
Louis C Hayes Son Male 8 Georgia
Boise H Hayes Son Male 6 Georgia
Roy Hayes Son Male 4 Georgia
Ina L Hayes Daughter Female 1 Georgia
  • Fact: Residence (1880) Sugar Valley, Gordon, Georgia, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1910) Diamond, Dekalb, Georgia, United States


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 December 2020), Rilla Eugenia Hayes, 4 Jan 1943; citing Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, Georgia State Archives, Morrow.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 November 2020), Rilla E. Nash in household of William R. Nash, Gordon, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 109, sheet 84A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,149.
  3. "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 February 2020), James B. Hoyes and Rilla Nash, 19 Mar 1893; citing Marriage, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, Georgia Department of Archives and History, Morrow, FHL microfilm 365,271.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 December 2020), Rilla Hayes in household of James Hayes, Militia Districts 583, 1045, Diamond, Stone Mountain Stone Mountain town, DeKalb, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 16, sheet 5B, family 103, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,192.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 December 2020), Rilla Hayes in household of James B Hayes, Diamond, Dekalb, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 23, sheet 9A, family 165, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 184; FHL microfilm 1,374,197.

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