James Hay

1751–25 January 1823 (Age 72)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Hay was born in 1751, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ann Noble on 12 January 1789, in Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 January 1823, in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Hay
1751–1823
Ann Noble
1768–1823
Marriage: 12 January 1789
John Hay
1791–
Samuel Hay
1791–
William Hay
1793–
Joseph Hay
1796–
Elizabeth Hay
1799–1887
Sarah Hay
1807–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1789
Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    John Hay

    Male1791–Male

    Samuel Hay

    Male1791–Male

    William Hay

    Male1793–Male

    Joseph Hay

    Male1796–Male

    Female1799–1887Female

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 50

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 57

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 64

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye (Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin). Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, including Les Hays and La Haye in Normandy. The Old French and Middle English word was used in particular to denote an enclosed forest. Compare Haywood . This name was taken to Ireland (County Wexford) by the Normans.2 Scottish and English: nickname for a tall man, from Middle English hay, hey ‘tall’, ‘high’ (Old English hēah).3 Scottish and English: from the medieval personal name Hay, which represented in part the Old English byname Hēah ‘tall’, in part a short form of the various compound names with the first element hēah ‘high’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Hoy, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • James Hayes, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • James Hay in entry for Elizabeth Hay, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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