Person:David Hays (5)

David Orestes King Hays
  1. Mary HaysBET 1802 AND 1809 -
  2. David Orestes King Hays1805 -
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Name David Orestes King Hays
Gender Male
Birth[1] c1805


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Records for David Hays in Chalkley's Chronicles


From Chalkley's Chronicles:

Hays vs. Hays--O. S. 187; N. S. 66--Bill August, 1810. Complainants are, viz: David Orestes King Hays and Mary Hays, infant children of David Hays, deceased, by Robert Montgomery, their grandfather.

Defendants are, viz: Andrew Hays, executor of John Hays, deceased; Michael, John, Campbell and James Hays.

Complainants are children of David Hays, who was son of Andrew Hays, who died March, 1786, in Rockbridge, testate.
About 1795 orator's father went to live with his brother, Joseph Hays, at Abingdon in Washington County, where he lived until 1804, when he removed to Nashville, Tenn., where he died, 1806, intestate and without property. He did not come of age until May, 1797.
John Hays died the close of year 1808 testate, leaving Andrew, Michael, John and Campbell Hays, his children and devisees, and Anne Hays, his widow, has died intestate.
Deed 5th May, 1800, by Joseph and David Hays of Washington County by James Hays of Rockbridge, their attorneys, to John Hays of Rockbridge. Conveys the Stone House plantation in Rockbridge.
Will of John Hays of Rockbridge. Son, Michael (land in Ohio); wife, Anne; sons, Andrew, John, Campbell. Dated 89th May, 1808. Recorded in Rockbridge, 2d January, 1809. Will of Andrew Hayes of Rockbridge, dated 9th February, 1786. Eldest son, John Hays; sons, James and Charles; daughters, Prudence Brownlee, Mary Hayes; sons, Joseph and David (infants). Recorded in Rockbridge, 3d May, 1786.


  1. Court records describe him as an infant son of David Hays who died 1806 in Nashville. At the most, this would give his DOB as 1789, but its more likely to be c1805.