Elizabeth Hayes

25 June 1855–
Church, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hayes was born on 25 June 1855 as the daughter of Mary Heyes. She married William Wharton in 1881, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Hopwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Wharton
Elizabeth Hayes
Marriage: 1881
Leonard Wharton
Agnis Wharton
Ethel Wharton
Harry Wharton
Florence Wharton
Lawson Wharton
Nellie Wharton
May Wharton
Elsie Wharton
William Wharton

Spouse and Children

Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mary Heyes




World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 4

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 29

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 46

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

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 (3)

  • Elizabeth Wharton in household of William Wharton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Wharton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Elizabeth Whittaker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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