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  • Agatha Taliaferro (c.1699 - 1763)
    King believes that Francis was married late in life to Mary Dick which explains why she outlived him so long. He believes Charles Champe T was a late child. I am skeptical. There is a Francis who dies ...
  • Agnes Duff, Countess Fife (1829 - 1869)
    Agnes Duff, Countess Fife (12 May 1829 – 18 December 1869), was an Irish-Scottish aristocrat.
  • Agnes Hay (1814 - 1880)
    arrived on the Bengal Merchant 1840 Wellington, NZ.
  • Alexander Hay of Delgaty (deceased)
    ALEXANDER HAY OF DELGATY The Scots Peerage I: 159

About the Hay surname

blurb from Grant Hovey

James Hay is unique in that the mitochondrial DNA of his wife, Anne Preston, is known. Three female descendents of Anne submitted specimens for DNA analysis, and supplied family trees. Further research merged these families until Anna Preston became the earliest female ancestor. Mitochondrial DNA remains the same for periods longer than the modern practice of record keeping has been in being. Of course, the accuracy of the genealogy governs the correctness of the ancestors' DNA.