William H. Hayes
WILLIAM H. HAYES, of Hayes Bros., harness-makers, Oregon, is a son of Plympton and Isabel (Zook) Hayes, and was born in Oregon April 15, 1857; began at his trade in 1872, and opened the present business Nov. 1, 1878; the brothers have the only shop in town, and make and sell any and every thing in light and heavy harness; also, carriage trimmings, whips, robes, nets, etc. W. H. Hayes married Miss Alice, daughter of G.W. Getz, of Oregon;
J.T. HAYES, dealer in machinery, Oregon; born May 22, 1847, in Montpelier, Vt.; five years later, his parents settled where they still reside, in Clinton Co., N.Y.; his restless and ambitious disposition led him to leave Oberlin College, to which good old institution he has been sent, and when only a lad of 12 he learned the saddler’s trade in Redwood, N.Y.;
IRA HAYES was born February 18, 1797 in Ohio. In 1844 the Hayes settled on a farm two miles west of town.