Rosa Keddington

Glemsford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rosa

When Rosa Keddington was born in 1564, in Glemsford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Keddington, was 28 and her mother, Bridget Andrewe, was 23. She married Lionel Biggs in 1592. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She was buried in Glemsford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Lionel Biggs
Rosa Keddington
Marriage: 1592
Agnes Biggs
Joanna Biggs

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    Agnes Biggs


    Joanna Biggs


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Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Reading 1, from the place name + the Middle English suffix -tune ‘settlement’. However, the surname is quite common in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and so perhaps a northern place named as the ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Rēad(a)’ is to be sought.

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

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  • Rosa Keddington, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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