George Cook Hayes (1864 - 1866)

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Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States
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About George Cook Hayes

George Crook Hayes

[1864-1866] the fifth child of Rutherford B. and Lucy Webb Hayes, was born September 29, 1864 at Chillicothe, Ohio, while Hayes was serving with the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. George Crook was named for General George Crook, President Hayes' favorite commander. Hayes described this son as "stout - and very pretty - the most promising of any child we have had." George Crook Hayes died of scarlet fever at the Hayes residence on West Sixth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 24, 1866. Rutherford B.. Hayes mourned the loss of this son deeply through the years, perhaps more than any of the couple's three children who died before their second birthdays. Hayes wrote in his diary that George was a handsome, fair-haired child who resembled his Aunt Fanny Platt. George Crook was buried May 25, 1866, at Spring Grove Cemetery,

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September 29, 1864
Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States
May 24, 1866
Age 1
Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States
May 25, 1866
Age 1
Cincinnati, OH, USA