A collection of material related to the
Hay family of Wisconsin, Chile, and New Jersey.
The Hay family began with Thomas Hay, who fought in the 22nd Regiment of the Wisconsin
forces during the Civil War; during the war, he contracted dysentery. After the war, Thomas
and his wife, Elizabeth A. Delano Hay, moved to Chile for the sake of his health and where
Hay worked as a dentist. After Thomas' death in 1879, Elizabeth A. Hay moved back to Newark,
New Jersey; one of their daughters, Florence, later moved to Pasadena, California, to be a
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