Mary J Hayston

Workington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary J

When Mary J Hayston was born in 1898, in Workington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Messenger Cowen Hayston, was 22 and her mother, Mary Spark, was 26.

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Messenger Cowen Hayston
Mary Spark
Mary J Hayston
George Gibson Hayston
John William Hayston

Parents and Siblings




    George Gibson Hayston


    John William Hayston


World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 6

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 41

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire, or from Harleston in Suffolk or Harlestone in Northamptonshire. The first was named in Old English possibly with an unattested personal name Herel + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from hār ‘gray’ (or possibly ‘boundary’) + stān ‘stone’. The two last were both named with the Old English personal name Heoruwulf (or Herewulf) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Jane Hayston in household of Messenger Cowen Hayston, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mary J Hayston in household of Messenger C Hayston, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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