Violetta Harrison

1694–1747 (Age 53)
Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Violetta

When Violetta Harrison was born in 1694, in Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Francis Harrison, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Harrison, was 24. She married William Hoskins about 1710, in Charles, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1747, in her hometown, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

William Hoskins
1690–1727
Violetta Harrison
1694–1747
Marriage: about 1710
William Hoskins Junior
1710–
John Hoskins
1712–
Elisabeth Hoskins
1714–1773
Mary Hoskins
1715–1769
Elizabeth Hoskins
1727–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1710Charles, Maryland, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Harry
    Arrizon
    Harison
    Arrison

    Sources (1)

    • Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YMZ-XWK?cc=1803986&wc=SNYZ-DPV%3A146535701%2C148432701

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