Margaret Stingham

Brief Life History of Margaret

Margaret Stingham was born in 1764, in Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. She married Abraham A DeVoe in 1791, in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died in 1798, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Abraham A DeVoe
1767–1868
Margaret Stingham
1764–1798
Marriage: 1791
Anna DeVoe
1783–1852
Margaret Devoe
1792–
Abraham A. Devoe
1794–1868
Elizabeth De Veaux
1795–
Sarah Devoo
1796–
Maria Devoe
1817–1850

Sources (5)

  • Margaret in entry for Abram Devoe, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
  • Margaret Stringham in entry for Elizabeth Devoe, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Margret Stringham in entry for Margret Devoe, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name from Strensham (Worcestershire), recorded as Stringesham in 1328. The placename appears to derive from an Old English personal name Streng (genitive Strenges) + Old English hām ‘village, homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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