Mary Nannie Hayes


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
Mary Nannie Hayes
Marriage: March 1758
Catherine Howerton
James Howerton
Patsy Howerton
Jenny Howerton
John Howerton
William Howerton
James Howerton
George Thomas Howerton
Jane Howerton
Nancy Ann Howerton
Jane Howerton

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

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

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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.


    Age 37

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


    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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