Col Christopher Hays, Sr - Jackson, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mesozoic
N 37° 25.668 W 089° 38.462
16S E 266312 N 4145605
Quick Description: Roadside marker for Col. Christopher Hays his real burial location is under the Fruitland intersection to I-55
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2016 6:53:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMRCEX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
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Long Description:
Roadside marker for Col. Christopher Hays his real burial location is under the Fruitland intersection to I-55

Col. Christopher Hays, a Revolutionary War soldier who served with General George Washington. Col. Hays was also a member of the panel of judges who laid out the city of Cape Girardeau.

Monument inscription:
Grave of Col. Hays marked by
John Guild Chapter NSDAR in 1977
Cemetery was destroyed
New marker
is south and west of the original site
Marker placed by John Guild Chapter NSDAR
2007

Encyclopedia of the history of Missouri: a compendium of history and biography for ready reference (Google eBook), page 487
On the 19th day of March, 1805, the General Court of Quarter Sessions for Cape Girardeau District was organized, and the judges commissioned were Louis Lorimier, Thomas Ballew, Christopher Hays, Robert Green, John Geuthing, Frederick Limbaugh and John Byrd. Joseph McFerron was appointed clerk of the court and John Hays sheriff.
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 1738

Date of Death: 1808

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
Monument inscription: Grave of Col. Hays marked by John Guild Chapter NSDAR in 1977 Cemetery was destroyed New marker is south and west of the original site Marker placed by John Guild Chapter NSDAR 2007


Ranks:
Colonel


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