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Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« on: Tuesday 07 May 19 11:50 BST (UK) »
I am looking for any details I can find on a Wilfred Alfred Heyes, born in Liverpool around 1833 who I believe was working in Tombstone around 1881 as a watchmaker.

From Ancestry I have the 1881 & 1882 Voter Registrations showing him in Cochise, Arizona and the Arizona Territorial Census from 1882 just showing him as resident in Arizona.

His brother Richard died in San Francisco in 1881 and in one of the newspaper reports it says Wilfred lived in Tombstone.

I was wondering if anyone had access to any business directories or documentation that might be able to help me fill out more details of Wilfred's life.  I haven't been able to find a death or burial record for him either and have no idea if he married.

Any an all help greatly appreciated.
Gallagher, Foley, Fleming, Duffy, Reid, Read, Reed, Folds, Saunders, Bonfield

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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 11:54 BST (UK) »
I am looking for any details I can find on a Wilfred Alfred Heyes, born in Liverpool around 1883 who I believe was working in Tombstone around 1881 as a watchmaker.

From Ancestry I have the 1881 & 1882 Voter Registrations showing him in Cochise, Arizona and the Arizona Territorial Census from 1882 just showing him as resident in Arizona.

His brother Richard died in San Francisco in 1881 and in one of the newspaper reports it says Wilfred lived in Tombstone.

I was wondering if anyone had access to any business directories or documentation that might be able to help me fill out more details of Wilfred's life.  I haven't been able to find a death or burial record for him either and have no idea if he married.

Any an all help greatly appreciated.

Slight typo - should be born 1833  ???

Single in 1881 - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH24-BSS

Elusive after 1882................ ::)

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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 11:59 BST (UK) »
Thank's Sandra, I've corrected the original posting.  Guess I was getting a little over excited.
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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 12:24 BST (UK) »
Cochise County Archives

https://www.cochise.az.gov/treasurer/archives

Arizona State Archives

http://azarchivesonline.org/

May be worth having a firkle round both sites to see what they have.


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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 12:26 BST (UK) »

No deaths under variations of Heyes/Hayes/Hays so far

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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 12:32 BST (UK) »
Coroners Inquest (which you may already have these but just in case......)

Oakland Tribune  Oakland, California 11 Jul 1881, Mon  -   Page 3

https://tinyurl.com/yyhs4bwk

The San Francisco Examiner  San Francisco, California 10 Jul 1881, Sun  -   Page 1

https://tinyurl.com/yxqhkh9o

Oakland Tribune Oakland, California 9 Jul 1881, Sat    Page 3

https://tinyurl.com/y2fuzoox

https://tinyurl.com/y3cwklpx


The San Francisco Examiner  San Francisco, California 11 Jul 1881, Mon  -   Page 4

https://tinyurl.com/y6ztz4t9

The San Francisco Examiner  San Francisco, California 10 Jul 1881, Sun  -   Page 8


https://tinyurl.com/yymxo74n

FIND A GRAVE

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66789546

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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 12:35 BST (UK) »
I did have some of those clippings, but there were 3 ones I didn't have.

Many thanks
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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 12:57 BST (UK) »

Interesting entry Arizona, Voter Registrations, 1866-1955 - entry
1904 - middle initial and occupation not quite right though.
W M Hayes - aged 71 years - Cochise - hotel keeper - born US   :-\

Shame - it looked good for a while................. :-\

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Re: Tombstone AZ 1880's - Wilfred Heyes
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 07 May 19 15:23 BST (UK) »
He ( W A Heyes) is mentioned in a 9 Feb. 1883 Probate record for the estate of an Alex Styles.

Cochise County District Court Probate Minutes, Vol 1
Page: 422

http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov/digital/collection/ccoter/id/1453