Almira Ann Snodgrass
Born February 9, 1844
Died July 28, 1928
Father: Gabriel Snodgrass, born April 29, 1810, died November 9, 1862
Mother: Sarah Higgenbotham, born November 19, 1809, died March 21, 1869
Husband: Francis Marion Hayes, born May 8, 1837, died April 15, 1911
Daughter: Rachel Hayes, born April 18, 1862, died November 13, 1948
Son: Onesimus Boyd Hayes, born November 7, 1865, died November 25, 1929
Son: George Jackson Hayes, born October 28, 1867, died April 10, 1961
Daughter: Sarah Jane Hayes, born October 7, 1870, died March 5, 1934
Son: John Brinkley Hayes, born September 4, 1873, died July 28, 1943
Daughter: Minny O’Dell Hayes, born April 10, 1876, died March 5, 1958
Son: Thomas Hayes, born April 10, 1879, died April 17, 1879
Son: William Ohley Curtis Hayes, born February 8, 1882, died May 9, 1935
Son: Albert Lee Hayes, born August 23, 1884, died April 26, 1954
Daughter: Elizabeth Agnes Hayes, born November 21, 1886, died December 29, 1943

Francis Marion Hayes married Almira Ann Snodgrass on October 25, 1860. Francis and Almira are buried at the Kreidler Cemetery near Montrose, Minnesota. It is estimated that Francis and Almira moved to Minnesota from West Virginia around 1880.


Francis and Almira Hayes with their nine children.


1917 Four Generations: Almira (Snodgrass) Hayes age 73 (back center), with her son Jack Hayes age 50 (far left), her granddaughter Hester (Hayes) Pettis age 26 (far right), and her great grandson Luther (Lute) Pettis age 2½ (front center).