March 22, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)
–DIED.–At her home in Scotland Neck on Sunday morning last, Miss Louisa Hayes, aged 50* years. She had been confined to her room for some time with dropsy. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist church, and from what we learn, had led the life of a consistent Christian ever since she first united with the church.
[*Hard to read, either 50 or 59 years.]