Thursday, June 18, 1914
Pioneer Woman Dead
Mrs. Rebecca Hayes one of the pioneer woman of California, died at her home
in this city on Wednesday, June 10. She was born in Illinois February 9, 1863.
She came to California when a girl and had made it her home since. Mrs. Hayes
leaves a husband, E. B. Hayes, and twelve children -- ten boys and two girls
-- as follows: John, Frank, Lee, Harry, Fred, Albert, Herbert, Ralph, Hugh and
Homer Hayes, and Mrs. A. D. Lowe and Mrs. R. W. Dunbar. The funeral took place
from the M. E. Church, South, Thursday at 4 p.m.