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James Adams Hayne

Male 1872 - 1953  (81 years)


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  • Name James Adams Hayne 
    Born 18 Mar 1872  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 May 1953  Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I601280  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 

    Father Theodore Brevard Hayne,   b. 12 Mar 1841, Gadsden, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1917, Columbia, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Lillah) Adams,   b. 25 Apr 1850, Congaree, Richland County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1937, Columbia, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1870  St. John's, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F597404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. Theodore Brevard Hayne,   b. 4 Aug 1898, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1930, Lagos, Nigeria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Frances Thorn Hayne,   b. 25 Dec 1900, Blackstocks, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1994, Columbia, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Lillah Adams Hayne,   b. 5 Oct 1902,   d. 22 Apr 1992, Columbia, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Mary Lunsford Hayne,   b. 6 Nov 1904, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1940, Congaree, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     5. Isaac Hayne,   b. 11 Dec 1906,   d. 17 May 1974, Congaree, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Susan Wilhelmina Hayne,   b. 21 Jun 1909,   d. 19 Jun 1946, Columbia, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. James Adams Hayne,   b. 12 Aug 1911, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1983, Hampton, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Margaret Johnston Hayne,   b. 13 Jul 1914, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1951, Congaree, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     9. Alicia Shubrick Hayne,   b. 27 Sep 1916, Congaree, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1920, Congaree, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F598218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Physician

      James Adams Hayne, known as Adams, attended The Citadel and the
      University of South Carolina before graduating from the University of
      Virginia and the Medical College of South Carolina. He set up practice in
      Blackstocks, where he met and married Fanny Thorn in 1897. In 1898, while
      she was pregnant with Theodore, he volunteered as a private for the
      Spanish-American War. He was eventually assigned to the hospital at
      Chicamauga. He returned to Blackstocks, then signed on with the Public
      Health Service. After an initial assignment in Washington, DC, he was
      sent to Panama to work with General Gorgas on the Canal. He then served
      as a Medical Officer with the Army (Cavalry) at Fort Assiniboine, Montana
      and Fort Russell, Wyoming. In 1911, he was elected State Health Officer
      of South Carolina and resigned his commission. He served as Director of
      the State Board of Health until 1944, the as Director of Public Health
      Education until 1950, when he retired.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3460] Headstone, St. John's Episcopal Church, Congaree, South Carolina.

    2. [S3300] DAR application of Margaret Hayne Beattie #216825.