James Petus Hay
Found 10 Records, 10 Photos and 987,010 Family Trees
Born in Kentucky, USA on 23 Mar 1852. James Petus married Sarah Huffman and had 6 children. He passed away on 16 Nov 1925.
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Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by
an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye (Old English
(ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused
with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic
origin). Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from any of
various places named with this word, including Les Hays and La Haye in
Normandy. The Old French and Middle English word was used in
particular to denote an enclosed forest. Compare