20 May 1755–12 October 1756 (Age 1) Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
The Life of Nathaniel
When Nathaniel Hayes was born on 20 May 1755, in Madbury, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Daniel Hayes, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Plummer, was 30. He died on 12 October 1756, in his hometown, at the age of 1.
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.