Pearl MayNetta Hays

b. Oct 28, 1922, d. Aug 31, 2006
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
     Pearl was born in Geary Co, KS, on Oct 28, 1922.1,3,4,5
     Pearl MayNetta Hays was listed as a daughter in Lee Hays's household on the 1930 Census in 401 East Republic, Salina, Saline Co, KS.3
     Pearl MayNetta Hays, Lee Hays's child, resided with Lee, in Chapman, Dickinson Co, KS, on Jan 2, 1936.6
     Pearl MayNetta Hays was employed by the Newton Station Harvey House as a Harvey Girl circa 1940 in Newton, Harvey Co, KS.4
     She resided in Salina, Saline Co, KS, December, 1945.7
     The Hays family gathered at Jim and Margie's house in Hutchinson in February 1946.
Bill, Lowell, Jim, Delbert, Clarence, and Mervin Hays
Hays Family, Feb 1946, Hutchinson, KS
Back row: Lowell, Jim, Mervin, Pearl
Middle row: Nelda, Rosie, Lila, Verda
Front row: Bill, Delbert, Clarence
Hays Family, Feb 1946, Hutchinson, KS
Stan Jantz writes: Jim and Marges house in Hutch near prison. Jim, Delbert, Jack (uniform), Vernon, Barbra, Donna
on back: Hays Sisters
Back row: Lila Jantz, Pearl Hays, Verda Lady
Front row: Nelda Hays
RosaLee Goodwin
Taken at Cleins
Feb 1946
Hutchinson, Kansas

     She married Starr Edmund "Eddie" Hultman in McPherson, McPherson Co, KS, on Dec 23, 1947.7,1,4,5
     She resided in Newton, Harvey Co, KS, on Nov 28, 1969.8
     Pearl MayNetta Hultman lived in Aug, 2002 in Newton, Harvey Co, KS.9
     Pearl MayNetta Hays lived in Feb, 2003 in Newton, Harvey Co, KS.10
     Pearl MayNetta Hultman died on Aug 31, 2006 in Kansas Christian Home, Newton, Harvey Co, KS, at age 83.11,5 An obituary was published on Sep 1, 2006 in the The Kansan in Newton, Harvey Co, KS.11 An obituary was published on Sep 2, 2006 in the Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Sedgwick Co, KS.12 An obituary was published on Sep 2, 2006 in the The Kansan in Newton, Harvey Co, KS.4 Pearl's funeral was held on Sep 5, 2006 at Golden Plains Free Methodist Church in rural Newton, Harvey Co, KS.4 She was buried on Sep 5, 2006 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, in Bentley, Sedgwick Co, in KS.4,5


Starr Edmund "Eddie" Hultman b. September 11, 1927, d. May 25, 1995


  1. [S175] Sharon Shellhorn Phelps, Descendants of Barnet DeWitt, online
  2. [S282] Wichita Eagle, February, 1998.
  3. [S1062] 1930 U. S. Census, unknown cd2, Kansas, Saline County.
  4. [S1653] The Kansan, September 2, 2006,
  5. [S1981] Pearl Hultman and Starr Edmund Hultman Cemetery Marker, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Sedgwick Co, KS.
  6. [S154] Chapman Advertiser, January 2, 1936, page 1, column 5.
  7. [S24] Salina Journal, December 6, 1945.
  8. [S46] The Salina Journal, November 28, 1969, page 19.
  9. [S1073] The Hutchinson News, August 30, 2002,
  10. [S1211] Wichita Eagle, February 5, 2003,
  11. [S1645] The Kansan, September 1, 2006,…
  12. [S1646] The Wichita Eagle, September 2, 2006,
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