When Elizabeth Sears was born on 27 August 1733, in Hopkinton, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Ebenezer Sears, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Gorham Howes, was 33. She married William Norcott IV on 5 October 1753, in Middletown, Mattabeset, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 13 June 1828, at the age of 94.
Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair ‘son of Saoghar’, a borrowing in Anglo-Norman Ireland of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Saher, Seier (Old French Seheri), from ancient Germanic Sigeheri, Sighari, composed of the elements sig‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’. See Sayer 5.
English: variant of Sayers .
Americanized form of French (or French Canadian) Cyr and French Saint-Cyr (see St. Cyr ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.