Thomas Hayes

about 1691–
Helpringham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hayes was born about 1691, his father, Thomas Hayes Jr, was 26 and his mother, Ann Willon, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hayes Jr
1665–
Ann Willon
1668–1694
Elizabetha Hayes
1688–1688
Maria Hayes
1689–
Thomas Hayes
1691–
Johannes Hayes
1694–1694

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 110

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 117

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thomas Hayes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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