Happy Birthday, John Coffee Hays!

Texas Ranger John Coffee “Jack” Hays was born in the community of Cedar Lick in Wilson County, Tennessee on January 28, 1817. He moved to Mississippi in 1832 whe he was just 15 to learn the trade or surveying but headed to Texas when the Revolution broke out. Arriving too late for the fighting, he joined a … Continue reading Happy Birthday, John Coffee Hays!