James Hay

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

The Life Summary of James

James Hay was born in 1751, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ann Noble on 28 December 1788, in Crich, Derbyshire, England. 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: 28 December 1788
John Hay
1791–
Samuel Hay
1791–
William Hay
1793–
Joseph Hay
1796–
Elizabeth Hay
1799–1887
Sarah Hay
1807–

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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’.

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Possible Related Names

Haywood
Hayer
Haye
Ayon
Haig
Hayes
Hayhurst
Hayman
Hayward
High

Sources (10)

  • James Hay in entry for John, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • James H?y, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • James Hay in entry for Joseph, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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