Ephraim Story

Brief Life History of Ephraim

When Ephraim Story was born on 22 October 1692, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Story, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Burnham, was 11689. He married Elizabeth Emerson on 17 December 1715, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1726, in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, and was buried in Old Burying Ground, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Story
1692–1726
Elizabeth Emerson
1693–1780
Marriage: 17 December 1715
Elizabeth Story
1718–1791
William Story
1720–1782
Sarah Storey
1726–1752
John Story
1725–1740

Sources (6)

  • Ipswich Births, Marriages, Deaths, Intentions, Ear Marks, 1663-1733, p. 27, im. 266/352 of film 878658 (Ephraim Story b 1692).
  • Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850
  • Ephraim Story, "Find A Grave Index"

Name Meaning

English (Cumberland and Durham) and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Stori (Old Norse Stóri, from stórr ‘big’).

Altered form of Swiss German Störi, a variant of Storer .

English (Cumberland and Durham) and Scottish: variant of Storer (especially in northeastern England) or vice versa. The names were probably often confused.

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

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