Elizabeth Jane Hayman

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Hayman was born on 11 September 1849, in Mercers Bottom, Mason, Virginia, United States, her father, William Henry Harrison Hayman, was 23 and her mother, Minerva Jane Marvin, was 18. She married Dr. James Wilson Hereford M.D. on 25 March 1869, in Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hannan District, Mason, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 January 1934, in Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Beale Chapel Cemetery, Apple Grove, Mason, West Virginia, United States.

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Dr. James Wilson Hereford M.D.
Elizabeth Jane Hayman
Marriage: 25 March 1869
Augustus Henly Hereford
Katheryne Cumberland Hereford
Mary Margaret Hereford

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth J Hayman in household of William H Hayman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth J Hayman, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Elizabeth Jane Hereford, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

World Events (8)

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name probably from Middle English hai(e), hei(e) ‘enclosure’ (Old English (ge)hæg), denoting a dweller by an enclosure (see Hay 2 ), or else a nickname for a ‘keeper of the enclosure’ (compare Hayward ).

English: nickname for a tall man, from Middle English heigh, high(e) (Old English hēah); see also Hay 3.

English: occupational name for a seller of hay, from Middle English hai, hei (Old English hēg, hīg).

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

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