When Sarah Twiss was born on 29 September 1715, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Peter Twiss Jr., was 34 and her mother, Sarah Nurse, was 35. She married Joseph Gould II on 16 July 1735, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 July 1808, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 92.
English (mainly Lancashire):
habitational name from Twiss in Lancashire, named from Old English (ge)twis ‘forking’, used as a noun to mean ‘fork in a river’.
variant of Twist .