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  • Agnete 'Agnes' Harrison (c.1582 - aft.1607)
    John Harrison 1464-1505 John Harrison 1475 after 1504 Thomas Harrison 1504-1595 Mgt. Hone Thomas Harrison 1549-1605 Johanna Haperton Cuthbert I 1573-1617 Agnate/ Agnes Ley Cuthbert II 1607-16...
  • André Gaudie Ley (c.1785 - 1852)
    André Gaudie Ley (Cidade de Goiás, último quartel do século XVIII — 1852) foi um militar (capitão-mor) e político brasileiro. Foi casado com Mariana de Alvim Poupino, irmã do coronel João Poupino Cal...
  • Anne Long (c.1587 - d.)
  • Lady Dionis Harington (1597 - 1674)
    Lady Dionis Ley, daughter of Sir James Ley (1554-1628), 1st Earl of Marlborough, and his first wife Mary Pettie, was named for her paternal grandmother Dionis Seymour, wife of Henry Ley of Teffont Ewya...
  • Esther Ley (1555 - 1603)

About the Ley surname

ley Name Meaning and History English: variant of Lye. French: habitational name from Ley in Moselle. French and German: from a medieval personal name, Eloy (Latin Eligius, a derivative of eligere ‘to choose or elect’), made popular by a 6th-century saint who came to be venerated as the patron of smiths and horses. German (Rhineland): topographic name from Middle High German leie ‘rock’, ‘stone’, ‘slate’, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Compare Leier.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4