William John HAYES

6 March 1881–
Hursley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William John

When William John HAYES was born on 6 March 1881, in Hursley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Hayes, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Hurst, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Francis Hayes
1852–
Elizabeth Hurst
1854–
HAYES
1877–
George Frank Hayes
1878–1951
Lewis James HAYES
1879–1880
William John HAYES
1881–
Albert Charles Hayes
1883–
Annie Jane Hayes
1885–
Henry James Hayes
1888–
Edith Emily Hayes
1890–
GERTRUDE ELIZABETH HAYES
1892–

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World Events (8)

1884

Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 23

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.
1914

Age 33

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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  • William Hayes in household of Francis Hayes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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