Andrew Hay

25 December 1823–22 January 1911 (Age 87)
Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Hay was born on 25 December 1823, in Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Hay, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Young, was 37. He married Mary Miller on 8 October 1854, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Milford, Black Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 22 January 1911, in Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rockwood Ioof Cemetery, Rockwood, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hay
1823–1911
Mary Miller
1829–1918
Marriage: 8 October 1854
Abraham Hay
1855–1935
Henrietta Hay
1870–1878
Harmon Hay
1856–1872
Rosanna Hay
1858–1953
Mary Hay
1861–1868
Belinda "Sadie" Hay
1866–

Spouse and Children

    Male1823–1911Male

    Mary Miller

    Female1829–1918Female

MARRIAGE
8 October 1854
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Male1855–1935Male

    Harmon Hay

    Male1856–1872Male

    Female1858–1953Female

    Mary Hay

    Female1861–1868Female

    Belinda "Sadie" Hay

    Female1866–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye (Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin). Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, including Les Hays and La Haye in Normandy. The Old French and Middle English word was used in particular to denote an enclosed forest. Compare Haywood . This name was taken to Ireland (County Wexford) by the Normans.2 Scottish and English: nickname for a tall man, from Middle English hay, hey ‘tall’, ‘high’ (Old English hēah).3 Scottish and English: from the medieval personal name Hay, which represented in part the Old English byname Hēah ‘tall’, in part a short form of the various compound names with the first element hēah ‘high’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Hay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew Hay in household of Elisabeth Hay, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Hay, "United States Census, 1910"

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