6. Martin HAYS was born about 1828 in North Carolina. He died before 1860 at the age of 32 in Arkansas.
1850 Tippah Co MS Dwelling #1073. Martin Hays, age 21, born NC. Margaret R. age 21, born TN
1860 Census. Johnson Co AR, Hh 341.
I did find in Goodspeed that on 12 Apr 1858, a tornado totally destroyed the courthouse, and half the town, in Springfield, county seat of Conway County, AR. The new courthouse was burned during the Civil War but many of the record books saved by Clerk, Joshua Moses.
In the Arkansas Marriages 1837-1957 on FamilySearch. Margarett Hays married Smith Brown on 26 Jun 1862, Johnson Co, AR. Both of lawful age. V. Wallace, Elder of ME Church, S. Filed 7 Jun 1862.
Martin HAYS and Margaret R. [HAYS] had the following children: