Susan Maye

24 June 1571–1626 (Age 54)
Essex, England

The Life of Susan

When Susan Maye was born on 24 June 1571, in Essex, England, her father, Henry May Maye, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Swain, was 28. She married Miles Oakley II about 1594, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1626, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Miles Oakley II
Susan Maye
Marriage: about 1594
Susan Oakley
John Oakley
May Oakley
Edward Oakley
Miles Oakley III

Spouse and Children

about 1594
England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Henry Malyn



    Henry Maye


    William Maye


    Anna Maye


World Events (4)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 14

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 16

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 29

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of May .

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

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  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susan Maye -

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