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William Hayes

Male 1694 - 1783  (88 years)


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  • Name William Hayes 
    Born 22 Oct 1694  Spelsbury, Fulwell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1783  East Marlborough, Chester Co., Penn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1086  Ramage | Ramage Line
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2011 

    Father Henry Hayes,   b. 23 May 1667, Speisbury, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Dec 1745, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Rachel Margaret Cloud,   b. Abt 1671, Church Hulme, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1690  Fulwell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet

    Family Jane Elizabeth James,   b. 28 Sep 1707, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1725  London Grove Meeting House, Chester Co. Penn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Hayes,   b. 2 Aug 1726,   d. 1762, West Marlborough Twp, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. David M. Hayes,   b. 14 Aug 1728,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sarah Hayes,   b. 24 Dec 1730, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Hayes, Jr.,   b. 8 Aug 1733, Halifax, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hannah Hayes,   b. 1 Jan 1736, Halifax, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1799  (Age 63 years)
     6. Mordecai Hayes,   b. 29 May 1738, Marlborough, Chester Co. Pa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1824, Newlin Township, Chester Co. Pa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +7. Joshua Hayes,   b. 24 Mar 1741, Chester Co., Penn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1797, Granville County, N Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. Thomas Hayes,   b. 24 Mar 1741,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Abraham Hayes,   b. Sep 1743,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rachel Hayes,   b. Mar 1747,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F451  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • William HAYES Sr (104)(105) was born on 22 Oct 1694 in Spelsbury, Fulwell, Oxfordshire, England. He owned 100 acres of land on 10 Sep 1729. (106)

      By deed of September 10, 1729 Henry Hayes, of Marlborough, Gentleman, and Rachel his wife, conveyed to William Hayes of the same township, yeoman, for love and affection, one hundred acres of land. In 1764 William and wife appear to have removed to or near Wilmington, soon after which Jane died and he returned the following year.

      He was on the tax list in 1753 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
      Tax List of East Marlborough Township (1753): Chester County, Pennsylvania:

      William Hayes
      Wm Cloud
      David Hayes
      Jeremiah Cloud
      Isaac Hayes
      Abigail Cloud
      Patrick Haynes
      Henry Hayes

      He signed a will on 19 Feb 1771. (84)
      Surname: Hayes
      Given Name: Mordecai

      Plantation whereon son Mordecai now lives to be sold after 3 years. To grandson David, son of John Hayes, deceased, 5 shillings. To son David 20. To grandson Jacob Hayes, son of Mordecai, messuage and lot in Wilmington, Delaware, with rev. to grandson Samuel Swayne. To granddaughter Hannah Lamborn 5 at 21, with rev. to granddaughter Rachel Swayne. To daughter Hannah Swayne 50. Remainder to 4 children Hannah Swayne, Mordecai, Thomas and Joshua Hayes. Mordecai to have a double share.

      Executor: Mordecai.
      Witnessed by: William Swayne, T. Woodward, Elizabeth Willson.

      Description: Executor
      Residence:
      Date: 19 Feb 1771
      Prove Date: 18 Jun 1783
      Remarks: Hayes, William. E. Marlboro. 2-19-1771. June 18, 1783.

      He died before 18 Jun 1783 in East Marlborough, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

      William HAYES Sr and Jane Elizabeth JAMES were married on 19 Nov 1725 in London Grove Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania. (107)

      Following is the marriage certificate of William Hayes and Jane James:

      "Whereas William Hayes of the Township of Marlborow in the County of Chester and Province of Pensilvania and Jane James of the same township and County having declared their intentions of marriage with each other before several monthly meetings of the people of God called Quakers at New Garding in the county aforesaid according to the good order used amongst them and having consent of parents concerned their said proposall of marriage was allowed of by the said meetings.Now these are to certifie whom it may concern that for the full accomplishing of their said intentions this Nineteenth Day of the Eleaventh Month of the year of our Lord one thousand seaven hundred and twenty five they the said William Hayes and Jane James appeared in a Publick Meeting of the said people at Londongrove in the County aforesaid and the said William Hayes taking the said Jane James by the hand did in solemn manner openly declare that he took her the said Jane James to be his wife promising by the Lord's assistance to be unto her a loving and faithfull husband until death should separate them and then and there in the said assembly the said Jane James did in like manner declare that she took the said William Hayes to be her husband promising by the Lord's assistance to be unto him a faithfull and loving wife untill death should separate them, and moreover they the said William Hayes & Jane James, she according to the custom of marriage assuming the name of her husband as a further confarmation thereof did then and there to these presents set their hands.And we whose names are hereunder subscribed being present at the solomnization of the said marriage and subscription have as witnesses thereunto sett our hands the day and year above written.

      Caleb Pusey , Thomas Wickersham, William Hayes, John Smith, Jane Hayes, Tho. Jackson, Elizabeth Swaine, Caleb Pusey Junr., Ann Jackson, Isaac Smith, Ann Smith, Joshua Johnson, Henry Hayes, John Jackson, Richard Hayes, Tho. Jackson, Joseph Hayes, Saml. Jackson, Thomas Hayes, Joseph Taylor, Rachall Hayes, William Warders, William Webster, George Casoner, Sarah Webster, William Swaine, Hannah James"
      Sources:
      (81) Chester and Delaware Counties, Vol. 1, 1904, p. 136.

      (84) Chester County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1713-1825.

      (104) History of Chester County, Pennsylvania: With Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, by J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope; Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1881.

      (105) Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania, Volume I; Eds: Chester County; Gilbert Cope, Delaware County, Henry Graham Ashmead, The Lewis Pub. Co: 1904, p. 135-36.

      (106) Chester and Delaware Counties, Vol. 1, 1904, Page 135.

      (107) Proceedings of the Bicentennial Gathering of the Descendents of Henry Hayes at Unionville, Chester County, PA September 2nd 1905; West Chester, PA: Published by the Committee for the Family, 1906. p. 81. Marriage certificate of William Hayes and Jane James.