Elizabeth Ray

Femaleabout 1667–8 June 1747

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ray was born about 1667, in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with John Phipp. She was buried in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Phipp
Elizabeth Ray
John Phipp
Elizabeth Phipp
Edward Phipp
Thomas Phipp
Mary Phipp
Elizabeth Phipp
Edward Phipp
George Phipp

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  • Eliz. in entry for Elizabeth Phipp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Children (8)

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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ray or Rey, perhaps a pet form of names beginning in Ray or Rey, especially Raymond .

English: nickname from Old French rei ‘king’, denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion, one with the bearing of a king, or referring to the mock king or lord in festive games and pageants, e.g. at Christmas, May Day, or harvest. Compare Roy and King .

English: nickname from Middle English ræghe (Old English rǣge) ‘female roe deer’ or in northern England more likely northern Middle English , raa, rae, ray (Old English ) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .

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

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