Isaac Hayes

Birth Name: Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr.

Date of Birth: August 20, 1942

Place of Birth: Covington, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Death: August 10, 2008

Place of Death: Memphis, Tennessee

Ethnicity: African-American

Isaac Hayes was an American singer, songwriter, actor, and producer.

Isaac’s maternal grandparents were Willie/Will James Wade (the son of Saul/Soloman/Solomon Wade and Sally Betsy/Betsey Thornton) and Rusha/Rushia/Rushie Addie Mae Taylor (the daughter of Louis Taylor and Eliza).

Source: Isaac’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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