Mary Nannie Hayes

Female1738–1781

Brief Life History of Mary Nannie

When Mary Nannie Hayes was born in 1738, in Essex, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, William Hayes, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Dennis, was 38. She married William Howerton in March 1758, in Essex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1781, in Essex, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43.

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William Howerton
1730–1781
Mary Nannie Hayes
1738–1781
Marriage: March 1758
Catherine Howerton
1758–1811
James Howerton
1766–
Patsy Howerton
1770–
Jenny Howerton
1774–
John Howerton
1760–1811
William Howerton
1762–1830
James Howerton
1764–1820
George Thomas Howerton
1764–1828
Jane Howerton
1767–1840
Nancy Ann Howerton
1768–
Jane Howerton
1774–

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  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    March 1758Essex, Virginia, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (3)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 20

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

    1775

    Age 37

    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    1776

    Age 38

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

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork): shortened 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.

    English: variant of Hay , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: topographic name from the plural form of Middle English hay(e), heye, heghe ‘enclosure’ (see Hay ), sometimes used as a collective noun for a farm, especially in Devon, where it is a frequent minor placename. Compare Hain .

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

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