When Patrick Haney was born on 3 January 1823, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Achor B Haney, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Boor, was 25. He married Rebecca J Brackney on 13 October 1844, in Clay City, Harrison Township, Clay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1847. He died on 13 November 1896, in Putnamville, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Riley, Riley Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.
Scottish or Irish: perhaps a variant of Irish Heaney .
Americanized form of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of the four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse hathna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.
Americanized form of any of several like-sounding Jewish surnames.
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