When Mary Summerhays was christened on 15 September 1758, in Stockland, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Summerhays, was 23 and her mother, Mary Moor, was 24.
English (Somerset): habitational name apparently from Summerhayes in Upottery (Devon), which probably means ‘enclosure of a person named Summer’, from the surname Summer + Middle English heie ‘enclosure’ (genitive heies). Place-names of this type, with the name of a person + -hayes, are found throughout Devon.
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