Michael Hayes

Brief Life History of Michael

Michael Hayes was born in 1868, in Western Cape, South Africa. He married Hendrietta Elizabeth Hartley on 22 January 1891. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Michael Hayes
1868–
Hendrietta Elizabeth Hartley
1871–1951
Marriage: 22 January 1891
Emily Catherine Hayes
1892–1969
Gladys Evelyn Hayes
1895–
Olive Grace Hayes
1895–
Gwendaline Mary Hayes
1897–1913
Patrick Hartley Hayes
1899–1915
Hendrietta Hayes
1900–1900
Alice Mary Hayes
1901–
Doris Josephine Hayes
1903–1983
Thomas Warren Hayes
1905–1905
Harold Edward Hayes
1906–1944
Eric Michael Hayes
1908–1984
Louis Claude Hayes
1910–
Robert Maitland Hayes
1912–
Marlin Ernest Hayes
1913–1994

Sources (2)

  • Michiel Haÿes, "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Marriages, 1870-1930"
  • Michiel Hayes, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"

World Events (8)

1872

Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.

1878

Britain claims Walvis Bay.

1899

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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