William Hayward

25 February 1817–27 September 1891 (Age 74)
North Bradley, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Hayward was born on 25 February 1817, in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hayward, was 43 and his mother, Hannah Wheeler, was 43. He married Ruth Hughes on 17 March 1837, in Eastchurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Deal, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 September 1891, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hayward
Emma Dewey
Marriage: 6 June 1863
Thomas Henry Hayward
Ruth Eliza Hayward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1863Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 26
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English:occupational name from Middle English hayward ‘keeper of the hedges and enclosures’ (Old English hēgweard), a manorial officer in charge of the common fields who protected corn and hay from cattle, theft, or damage, and supervised the harvest.occasionally a variant of Howard .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hannah Hayward Baker

    Daughter of William Hayward and Ruth Hughes Born 23 February 1839, Sheerness, England Died 14 March 1918, Richfield, Utah Married William George Baker (A brief sketch of the life of my grandmother Bak …

    Sources (31)

    • William Hayward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • William Highwood in entry for Hannah H. Baker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Hayward, "United States Census, 1870"

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