Person:Patrick Hays (1)

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Patrick Hays
  1. John Hays1704 - 1789
  2. Patrick Hays1705 - 1790
  3. Hugh Hays1707 - Bef 1779
  4. William Hays1709 -
  5. James Hays1711 - 1751
  6. David Hays1717 - 1776
m. 1729
  1. Frances Hays1728-1747 -
  2. Margaret Hays1728-1747 -
  3. Ruth Hays1728-1747 -
  4. Catherine Hays1728-1747 -
  5. Samuel Hays1734 - 1793
  6. Hugh Hays1740 -
  7. Joanna Hay1742 - AFT 1808
  8. Col. William Hays1742 - 1804
Facts and Events
Name Patrick Hays
Gender Male
Birth? 1705
Marriage 1729 to Frances McNitt
Emigration? 22 MAY 1740 Orange, Virginia, United StatesRoding, Essex, England|Imported into Orange (later Augusta) County, virginia with children: Frances, Joan, William, Margaret, Catherine and Ruth.
Death? 31 January 1790 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Patrick Hays was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Patrick Hays' land (Two Tracts: 1) Beverley Manor SW, 600 acres, 1741; 2) Borden Tract NE, 254 acres, 1742) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Records of Acquisition of Land in Orange County, Virginia

  • Pages 221-24. 25-25 Sept. 1741. William Beverley of Essex County, Esq., to Patrick Hays of Orange County, farmer. Lease and release; for £18 current money. 600 acres in Mannor Beverley... corner to the mannor... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: John Bohannan, Francis Beaty, James Fulton. 25 Sept. 1741. Acknowledged by Wm. Beverley, Esq. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 6, Dorman, pg. 31].
  • Pages 105-09. 16-17 Aug. 1742. Benjamin Borden of Orange County, Gent., to Patrick Hays of same, yeoman. Lease and release; for ₤7.12.5 current money. 254 acres, part of 92,100 acres by pattent 6 Nov. 1739... on the halfway creek at a fork of the same... corner to Beverley Manour corner also to Mr. Borden's tract... line of Samll. Dunlap... (signed) Benja. Borden. Wit: Samll. Dunlap, Robt. Dunlap, John Moore. 26 Aug. 1742. Acknowledged by Benjamin Borden, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 8, Dorman, pg. 72].

Records of Disposition of Land

  • Page 357.—20th August. 1747. Patrick Hay to Charles Mullican (Milican). £22 current money Virginia; 297 acres granted to Patrick by patent, 30th June, 1743; on James River on east side Looney's Mill Creek. Teste: William Lusk, John Wilson, Charles Hays. Acknowledged, 20th August, 1747.
  • 190.--17th November, 1759. Patrick Hays and Frank (Frances) to Wm. Hays £100, 255 acres on both sides of patent line of Beverley Manor and Burden's (Borden's) great tract, part of 854 acres held by patent of Beverley and Borden; corner Dunlape. Teste: Samuel Gallt, Hugh Hays.
  • Page 60.--20th August, 1765. Patrick Hays and Frances to Hugh Hays, £100, 400 acres corner Robert Alexander, Halfway Creek. Teste: John Taylor Wm. Robertson, Robert Alexander. Delivered: Francis Smith, 1st October, 1767.
  • Page 521.--15th August, 1769. Patrick Hays, in Derry Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to Samuel Hays, £250, 215 acres in Beverley Manor, by deed, 18th May, 1750, corner Thomas Yates' land; corner James Mitchell; corner William Hays. Teste: Patrick, John and Robert Buchanan, Wm. Brownlee. Delivered: Alex. Brownlee, October, 1779.

- Did this Patrick Hays live past 1761 and migrate to Lancaster County?

  • Page 524.--16th August, 1769. Same (Patrick Hays, in Derry Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania) to William Hays, £250, 259 acres by deed, 18th May, 1750, in Beverley Manor, Thomas Yates' land. Delivered: James Mitchell per Mr. Hayes' order, 14th April, 1777.

- Did this Patrick Hays live past 1761 and migrate to Lancaster County?

  • Page 123.--19th October, 1779. Patrick Hays, brother of Hugh Hays, deceased, late of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to James Buchanan, all his interest in estate of Hugh, deceased, in Pennsylvania, or of his daughter Margaret (deceased ?).

- Did this Patrick Hays live past 1761 and migrate to Lancaster County?

  • Page 124.--19th October, 1779. Hugh Hays, of Augusta, son of, Patrick Hays and nephew of Hugh Hays, late of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, deceased, to James Buchanan. Similar to above.

Record of Importation to Orange County, Virginia

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

May 22, 1740, fourteen heads of families appeared at Orange Court to prove their importation... "from Ireland to Philadelphia, and from thence to this colony, at his own charges, and this is the first time of proving his and their rights in order to obtain land, which is ordered to be certified." [among the fourteen heads of families were:]
  • John Hays and his children, Rebecca [wife], Charles, Andrew, Barbara, Joan and Robert.
  • Patrick Hays and his children Francis [wife], Joan, William, Margaret, Catharine and Ruth. [aacv,38]

Patrick Hays, 16th August, 1742 [csisv1,524-5]

Patrick Hays, Possible Cousin of John Hays

It is possible that Patrick Hays was a possible cousin(?) of John Hays that appeared together in Orange County, Virginia Court to prove their importation (as listed above). Additional research must be done to prove any relationship.

Records in Augusta County, Virginia

  • August, 1746. Patrick Hays vs. Samuel Doak.--Defendant brother of John Doak. 17th April, 1746.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1747. - (250) Petition of James McCown for road from the crossroad below Patrick Hays's, also the road that leads by Edward Hall's to their meeting at the foot of the mountain.
  • Page 157.—17th March, 1748-9. David Moore's inventory by James Fulton, John Mountgomery and Patrick Hays. Ro Coulton, due for 2 gallons whiskey at 3 shillings; Jno. Shields, due; Jno. Carr, due; Jas. Aikin, due; Benj. Watson, due; Jonathan Brown, due; James Walker, due; John Lowry, due; Jno. Edmiston, due; Wm. McCreerey, due; James Shields, due; Wm. Worthclaw, due.
  • May and August, 1748. Patrick Hays vs. Charles Milliken.--Debt on bond dated 4th June, 1745. Writ 19th February, 1747. Defendant of Township of Deny, County of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  • 16 May 1753 N. S., p. 442 (Augusta County Road Orders) Patrick Hays and John Huston are hereby Appointed Surveyors of the road that goes by Kenadays to Patrick Hays and it is Ordered that with the titheable persons that Usually workd on the sd Road they Clear and keep the same in repair According to Law
  • 16 August 1753 N. S., p. 10 (Augusta County Road Orders) Ordered that Patrick Hays and John Huston be surveyors and Clear with the Adjacent Titheables the Road from the forks at the Widow Fultons to Joseph Kenadays Mill
  • 16 May 1754 N. S., p. 196 (Augusta County Road Orders) Joseph Kenaday is hereby appointed overseer in the room of Patrick Hays of the highway and It is Ordered that with the Such Titheable persons as Shall be appointed him by the sd Hays he keep the same in repair According to Law.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (C). - Borden's Executors vs. James Edmonson and Sarah: late Sarah Hays.-- Was unmarried 17th May 1748. James Hays, son of Sarah. Signature of Patrick Hays. (Note: may indicate a relationship to George Hays, first husband of Sarah Dyer, who married 2nd, James Edmondson).
  • 16 May 1759, p. 259 (Augusta County Road Orders) Patrick Hays is hereby appointed Surveyor of the highway from Beverly Manor line to the Indian Road and It is ordered that with the adjacent Tithables he Clear and keep the same in repair According to Law
  • 16 May 1759, p. 261 (Augusta County Road Orders) Patrick Hays and John Montgomerie are hereby Appointed Surveyor of the Highway from Joseph Kenady to the Landing Road and It is ordered that with the Adjacent Tithables they Clear and keep the same in repair according to Law.
  • Page 228.--21st November, 1759. William Gray's bond (with Patrick Hays, Samuel Paxton), as guardian (chosen) to Benjamin, orphan of Jno. Gray.
  • Page 437.--12th January, 1760. Deed of apprenticeship--William Hays, son of Patrick Hays, binds himself to William Wilson, taylor, to be taught the said trade, service and occupation of a taylor for 18 years. Signed, Patrick Hays, William Wilson. Teste: James Stevenson, James Hughes, Wm Lusk.
  • 20 May 1760, p. 351 (Augusta County Road Orders) John Fulton is hereby Appointed Surveyor of the highway in the room of Patrick Hays and It is ordered that with the Tithable persons that Usally Worked under the said Patrick Hays he Clear and keep the same in repair According to Law.