Rutherford B. Hayes

Early Life and Family

Did Hayes have any siblings?

Yes, he had an older sister named Fanny. She would marry and move to Columbus, Ohio, as Fanny A. Platt. She died in 1856, while giving birth to stillborn twins. He also had an older brother named Lorenzo, who drowned at age four, when Rutherford was only two.


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