When Sarah Ayer was born in 1758, in Brownsville, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Ayer, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Frances Malone, was 33. She married Josiah David in 1783, in Saw Mill, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 18 July 1808, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 50.
English and Scottish: from Middle English eir, eyr ‘heir’ (Anglo-Norman French heyr, Old French (h)eir, Latin heres). Forms such as Richard le Heyer were frequent in Middle English, denoting a man who was well known to be the heir to the main property in a particular locality, either one who had already inherited or one with great expectations.
English: from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Aier (ancient Germanic Agihari).
English: variant of Hair .