This is an update I have discovered that my 5th Great Grandfather Ezekiel G.Hayes SR. That was in Pike County, IN came from Granville County,NC. He married Rhoda Lock there in 1789. She was the Daughter of William and Eleanor Lock. He had 2 brother's that I have found. They were Benjamin Hayes and Josiah Hedgepeth Hayes. Josiah married Mary Laurence in 1792 and Ezekiel was his Bestman. Ezekiel had 3 children with Rhoda Lock. Ezekiel Green Hays Jr b.1801 NC, Hulda Hays b.1807 IN and Elias Hays b. 1803 IN. Ezekiel. Jr was married 3 times 1st Lydian Pride, 2nd Elizabeth Features and 3rd Sarah Sally Whitehead. Elias is my 4th Great Grandfather. He married Melinda Lett the daughter of Randall Lett of Pike County, IN and their son Ezekiel G. Hays the 3rd is my 3rd Great. Grandfather. He married Nancy Whitehead and the family moved to Green County,AR which is now Clay County,AR. I am from Butler County, MO. Clay County, AR is right across the state line.My Hays family is in both MO and Are now.