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Mary Lunsford Hayne

Female 1904 - 1940  (36 years)


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  • Name Mary Lunsford Hayne 
    Born 6 Nov 1904  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Dec 1940  Congaree, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I597182  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 

    Father James Adams Hayne,   b. 18 Mar 1872, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1953, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Frances Douglass Thorn,   b. 15 Mar 1874, Blackstock, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1969, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1897  Blackstock, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F598218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Preston Darby,   b. 18 Feb 1905 
    Married 29 Oct 1929 
    Children 
     1. John Preston Darby
     2. Theodore Brevard Hayne Darby
     3. Mary Lunsford Hayne Darby,   b. 28 May 1936, Columbia, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1978, Tunica, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F596722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. J. Preston Darby, 36, of Congaree died at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Columbia hospital after an extended illness. She was formerly Miss Mary Lunsford Hayne, daughter of Dr. James A. Hayne, state health officer, and Mrs. Hayne of Congaree.
      Funeral services will be held at St. John's Episcopal church, of which she was a lifelong member, at Congaree. Further arrangements were incomplete last night.
      Mrs. Darby taught for several years at the children's hospital at State Park. She was greatly interested in the work there and was deeply loved by her pupils.
      She was educated in the schools of Congaree and at Ashley Hall, Charleston. She taught at Congaree before taking up her work at the children's hospital, which she continued until her last illness.
      Mrs. Darby was popular in Columbia society. She had many friends and relatives here and because of her charming personality and lovable character was held in highest esteem.
      In 1928 she married Mr. Darby, who survives. Also surviving are her parents; two sons, John Preston Darby, Jr., and Theodore Brevard Hayne Darby; one daughter, Mary Lunsford Hayne Darby; four sisters, Mrs. P.G. Hasell, Mrs. George W. Davis, and Mrs. J.C. Foster of Columbia, and Miss Lillah Hayne of Congaree; two brothers, Dr. Isaac Hayne of Congaree and Dr. James A. Hayne, Jr., of Ridgeland.