21 February 1720–after 1740 (Age 19) Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
The Life of Ezekiel
When Ezekiel Hayes was born on 21 February 1720, in Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ichabod Hayes, was 28 and his mother, Abigail Evens, was 27. He died after 1740, at the age of 21.
1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.