Mary Hayden

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Hayden was born in October 1775, in Henham, Essex, England, her father, William Hayden, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Gayler Rand, was 35. She married William Savill on 18 June 1805, in Henham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in Clare, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Savill
1770–1839
Mary Hayden
1775–
Marriage: 18 June 1805
Elizabeth Savile
1806–
Susannah Savill
1811–1879

Sources (8)

  • FreeREG - Marriages
  • Graves Family Association - Kenneth Graves, Researcher
  • Mary Saville in entry for Elizabeth Saville, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉideáin ‘descendant of Éideán’ and Ó hÉidín ‘descendant of Éidín’, personal names apparently from a diminutive of éideadh ‘clothes, armor’. There was also a Norman family bearing the English name (see 2 below), living in County Wexford. Alternative spellings include Hadden .

English: habitational name from any of various places called Haydon (Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire), Heydon (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk), or Hayden (Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire). Most of the placenames derive from Old English hēg ‘hay’ or (ge)hæg ‘fence, enclosure’ + dūn ‘hill’, though the Cambridgeshire placename has Old English denu ‘valley’ as the final element.

Jewish: variant of Heiden .

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

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