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De la hay Early Origins



The surname De la hay was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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De la hay Spelling Variations


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De la hay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Delahay, Delahey, Dalehaye, Delaheye and others.

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De la hay Early History


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De la hay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la hay research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1401, 1534, 1455, 1487 and 1656 are included under the topic Early De la hay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De la hay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De la hay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Jacquotte Delahaye (floruit 1656), an English pirate, or buccaneer, active in the Caribbean sea. She was also known as "Back from...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De la hay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De la hay Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Arthur Delahay, who landed in Maryland in 1637
  • Charles Delahay, who landed in Maryland in 1637
  • Sarah Delahay, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • John Delahay, who landed in Maryland in 1638
  • John DeLaHay, who arrived in Maryland in 1641
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

De la hay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nancy DeLaHay, aged 59, landed in New York in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name De la hay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De la hay (post 1700)



  • William James "Bobby" Delahay (1900-1978), Welsh international rugby union player who played from 1923 to 1937, member of the Wales National Team (1922-1927)
  • Mark William Delahay (1828-1897), United States federal judge, an early supporter of the Republican Party and friend of Abraham Lincoln

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The De la hay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De la hay Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 January 2016 at 13:39.

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