When Elizabeth Bottom was born on 5 September 1788, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asa Longbottom, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Farnam, was 36. She married Jeremiah White about 1813, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in May 1818, at the age of 29.
English (northern): topographic name for someone who lived in a dell, hollow, or valley floor, from Middle English bot(h)me, Old English botm ‘valley bottom’. Compare Botham .
Americanized form (mistranslation into English) of French Lafond , in which Old French la fond ‘the fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.