When William Bradford Haney was born on 1 April 1832, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert T Haney Jr, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Ann Webb, was 42. He married Martha Jane Simpson on 10 October 1853, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Walker, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 4 April 1903, in Millsap, Parker, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Millsap, Parker, Texas, 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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