Priscilla Jones

27 March 1767–January 1776 (Age 8)
Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Priscilla

When Priscilla Jones was born on 27 March 1767, in Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Jones, was 33 and her mother, Mary Hiscox, was 28. She died in January 1776, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 8, and was buried in Nunney, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Jones
1733–1810
Mary Hiscox
1738–1821
Richard Jones
1756–1826
Charlotte Jones
1761–1793
Thomas Jones
1783–1867
Priscilla Jones
1767–1776
Sarah Jones
1773–1777
James Jones
1775–
Edward Jones
1778–
Jane Jones
1780–

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Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

Possible Related Names

John
Joines

Sources (2)

  • Priscilla Jones, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Priscilla Jones, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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