Mary Haynes

Female11 July 1766–September 1787

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Haynes was born on 11 July 1766, in Princess Anne, Virginia, United States, her father, William Capt. Haynes, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Moseley, was 29. She died in September 1787, in her hometown, at the age of 21.

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McClanahan
1755–
Mary Haynes
1766–1787

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Haynes - Published information: birth-name: Mary Haynes

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1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 10

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 14

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hayne , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s; see Hain . Compare Hains .

English: habitational name from Haynes (Bedfordshire), which may derive from Old English hagenas, plural form of hagen ‘enclosure’.

English: in English counties bordering Wales, perhaps from the Welsh personal name Einws (a pet form of Welsh Einion) with a prosthetic H-; see also Enos . While this is linguistically possible there is no evidence yet to show that it was the origin of the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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