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75. Rosco Conklin HAYS10,51,138,139 was born on 18 March 1886 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.10,14,40,54 He died on 24 July 1961 at the age of 75 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.37

1910 Census. Still at home with parents. Listed as a Merchant.
1920 Census. Van Buren Township. Rosco lived at 574 Fayetteville Street. Listed as grocer, own store.

1930 Census. Burnett, Pottawatomie Co OK, Hh 157
Rosco Hays, age 37, married at age 23, b. AR, father b. AR, mother b. Kansas
Ruth, wife, age 34, married at age 21, b. AR, parents b. U.S.
Hale, son, age 13, b. AR. Mary, dau, age 9, b. AR. Judy, dau, age 2 years, 1 month, b. AR.
Two boarders also lived with the family.

1940 Census. Ward 1, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK, Hh 512
1505 N. 39th St. - they lived in Pauls Valley, Garvin Co, OK in 1935
Roscoe C. Hays, 53, b. AR as was all the family, Owner, Trucking Co
Ruth, wife 44
H. W., son, 23, Assistant Manager, Trucking Co
Mary Olivia, dau, 19
Judy May, dau, 14
Eula Berry, Maid, Neg. 53, divorced, b. TX

1942 World War II Draft Registration
Roscoe Conklin Hays of 1505 NW 39th, Oklahoma City, OK was 56, born 18 Mar 1886 in Van Buren, AR. Mrs. R. C. Hays of the same address would always know his address. His was self-employed, Livestock truck line, with Livestock Exchange Building, Oklahoma City.

Obituary stated he had moved to Oklahoma City in 1937. He was a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge, Van Buren.

Buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK. There is a masonic emblem on his grave marker.

Rosco Conklin HAYS and Ruth Emma WATERS were married on 30 January 1916 in Crawford County, Arkansas.37,40 Ruth Emma WATERS, daughter of John William WATERS and Mary Judy HALE, was born in 1896 in Arkansas.

Rosco Conklin HAYS and Ruth Emma WATERS had the following children:

269

i.

Hale Waters HAYS (private).134

270

ii.

Mary Oliva HAYS (private).134

271

iii.

Judy May HAYS (private).134