George Freeman Haywood

6th generation

Father: Albert David Haywood Sr
Mother: Lucy Jane Marshall

Spouse: Alta Mae Robards

Children
George Haywood (twin)
George Haywood (twin)
– both died at birth
Barry Haywood

Birth
22 Jan 1900
Castile, Wyoming Co., New York
per Alta – born in Mt Morris, 1900 census says Castile — Birth: Leicester, New York, USA Certificate Number: 50084

Residence
1900
Castile, Wyoming, New York
Albert age 30-Oct 1870 farmer renting farm, Lucy 28-Sept 1872 parents born in Eng, married 8 yrs, Fannie 8, Rubie 6, Albert 3, Georgie 6 mo
Source: census

Education
ABT 1906
Mt Morris Livingston, New York, United States
Mt Morris schools-Elementary level only, dates? Per Alta’s recollection (June 1995): his schoolmates called him “the little Englishman”
Source: Alta Robards Haywood

Residence
1910
Mount Morris, Livingston, New York
Albert D 39 farm laborer, Lucie J 35, married 18 yr, Rubie 15, Albert D 12, George F 10, David M 6
Source: census

Residence
01 Jun 1915
Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States
Albert Haywood 44 Lucie Haywood 42 Fannie C Haywood 22 (her name is written in then crossed off-moved out?) Albert Haywood 18 George Haywood 16 David Haywood 11 Charlotte Haywood 7 John Haywood 3 Elizabeth Haywood 6/12 – on Dutch St Rd
Source: census

Residence
12 Sep 1918
Livingston Co, New York
WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Born 18 Jan 1900 Address: RFD Mt Morris NY Age 18, Farming for Barney Benerlim (sp?) in Mt Morris Medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair
Source: World War I Draft Registration Cards

Residence
ABT 1919
Dansville, Livingston, New York
Alta: age 19, living with his sister Ruby & her family in town to work in Blum’s Shoe Factory
Source: Alta Robards Haywood

Residence
8 Jan 1920
Dansville, Livingston, New York
living with sister – James W Word 39 Ruby E Word 25 Elizabeth G Word 5 Ruby M Word 2 [2 5/12] Charles F Word 0 [4/12] Henry Word 70 George F Haywood 19
Source: census

Marriage
20 Oct 1920
Mt Morris, Livingston, New York, United States
Alta Robards
Per Alta’s recollection: wedding took place in home of Rev. Sunter (Mt Morris Presbyterian parsonage), reception took place after honeymoon, attendants were Alta’s bro Howard & her friend Helen Kennedy
Source: Alta Robards Haywood

Honeymoon
Oct 1920
Rochester Monroe New York
Went to Rochester by train, 2 nights? Stayed in Hayward Hotel, saw/went to “Rattlesnake Pete’s” (?). Went to movie theater across the street from hotel. Alta was scared, her 1st trip to the city (George had been there before)
Source: Alta Robards Haywood

Residence
01 Jun 1925
North Dansville, Livingston, New York
Maurice Robards 64 laborer (foundry-Foster Wheeler?) Harriet Robards 62 George Haywood 23 R???s machine at Shoe Factory Alta Haywood 22 Seamstress at Shoe Factory Earl Smith 41 lodger
Source: census

Residence
1930
North Dansville, Livingston, New York
George age 27, foreman at Blum’s Shoe Factory, Alta 27, living with Alta’s parents Morris Robards 69 Harriet E Robards 65, renting from them, paying $20 per month, also had 3 boarders living with them-worked at foundry down the road Durwin Briggs 22 William P Backus 51 Henry L Mendonsa 57
Source: census

Residence
01 Apr 1940
North Dansville, Livingston, New York
George Haywood 40 foreman at shoe factory, salary $1300, value of home $1000 Alta Haywood 38 – both 8th grade education Barry Haywood 4
Source: census

Residence
1942 • Dansville, Livingston co New York
Draft: George Freeman Haywood, 42 b 22 Jan 1900 MT Morris, NY. Registration 14 Feb 1942 Dansville, Liv, NY Res Sonyea Rd, Dansville Employer: Blum Shoe Factory Next of Kin: Raymond Robards, 25 Leonard St Dansville
Source: . WWII Draft Cards Young Men

Retirement
Jan 1967
article – retired from Blum Shoe Manufacturing after 47 yr there, was foreman of fabric cutting dept last 30 yr, party held at Hotel Dansville

Golden Anniversary
Oct 1970
article – son Barry & family hosted party, mentions granddaughters Laurie 13, Cheryl 11, Janine 2, Alta’s parents M/M Morris Robards, M/M Albert Haywood, Helen Kennedy Lockwood, Howard Robards, states he retired 4 yr prior, she 3 yr ago

Death
01 Feb 1976
Dansville, Livingston Co, New York
obit – died at Noyes Memorial Hospitalin Dansville, service at Chamberlin Funeral Home, mentions wife Alta Robards Haywood, son Barry (Dansville), sister Fannie Dukelow (Dansville), bro David (Springwater), John (Mt Morris), Earl (Dansville)
Source: Social Security Death Index

Burial
Oak Lawn cemetery, West Sparta, Livingston, New York

Misc Info
Name: George: for paternal grandfather, Freeman: for maternal grandfather — Clubs: Member of the Odd Fellows

George’s Descendants

  • George Freeman Haywood 
  • m Alta Mae Robards
  • They had 3 children
    • Gerald Haywood      
    • George Haywood Jr 
      • twins died at birth                       
    • Barry Haywood        
    • m Lucinda Price
      • Laurie Dawn Haywood        
      • m R James Stanton
        • Michael James Stanton
      • Cheryl Adell Haywood
      • m Joe Haberly
      • Janine Michele Haywood       
      • m Joseph Bonfiglio
        • Meghan Alta Bonfiglio
        •  Matthew Joseph Bonfiglio

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