When Jeremiah Boynton was born on 1 March 1747, in Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jeremiah Boynton, was 35 and his mother, Patience Sanderson, was 33. He lived in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1747.
English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bōfa + the connective particle -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tūn ‘settlement’.
History: John Boynton emigrated from England to Salem, MA, 1638.
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