Ila Loretta Hays

b. Oct 27, 1917, d. Sep, 1918
FatherOrice Lee Hays1,2,3 b. Dec 15, 1884, d. Dec 4, 1945
MotherEffie Viola DeWitt1,2,3 b. Apr 8, 1888, d. Dec 29, 1935
     Ila was born in KS on Oct 27, 1917.1,3
Ila Loretta
(labeled on back)
I'm assuming this is Ila Loretta Hays, in which case this postcard photo was taken between October 1917 and September 1918.

     Ila died in Sep, 1918.1,3 She was buried in 1918 at Indian Hill Cemetery, in Chapman, Dickinson Co, in KS.3
Ila Loretta Hays
Indian Hill Cemetery, Chapman, KS
Photo by Julia Langel, May 27, 2000


  1. [S154] Chapman Advertiser, January 2, 1936, page 1, column 5.
  2. [S175] Sharon Shellhorn Phelps, Descendants of Barnet DeWitt, online
  3. [S422] Ila Loretta Hays Cemetery Marker, Indian Hills Cemetery, Chapman, Dickinson Co, KS.
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