Obituaries - Priscilla Hayes
Feb. 17, 1898 Oskaloosa Herald Iowa, pg. 2.
Hayes ----- Died, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary B. Fisher, wife of C. B. Fisher, of West Des Moines township, of pneumonia, at 8:45 o' clock p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1898, Mrs. Priscilla W. Hayes, age 83 years, 11 months and 4 days.
Funeral from Coal Creek Church. Thursday at 1 p.m. Burial Coal Creek Cemetery Jefferson Township.
Mrs. Priscalla W. (Hays ) Hayes was the daughter of Widow Celia Tomberlin, who with her three children, James B., Fountain C., and daughter Priscalla, was one of the first settlers in Carter Settlement, now know as the town of Industry, year 1826.
On the date of August 14, 1835, McDonough County she ( Priscilla ) was married to Nathaniel Hays. This couple with children Mary B, James, Isaac Henry, Williams D., Elizabeth, John and Martha moved to Monroe County, Iowa, year 1856.
Contributed by Dennis Haun