When Richard Hayes was born on 30 June 1740, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Richard Hayes, was 32 and his mother, Patience Mack, was 26. He married Phebe on 24 December 1761, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1801, at the age of 61.
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 .
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