When Jeremiah "Jerry" Remington was born on 6 December 1805, in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Joseph Remington, was 37 and his mother, Loranna Griffiths, was 27. He had at least 2 daughters with Polly Spaulding. He lived in Chester, Warren, New York, United States for about 15 years and Chestertown, Warren, New York, United States in 1875. He died on 9 December 1882, in Horicon, Warren, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Chestertown, Warren, New York, United States.
English: habitational name from Rimington (Yorkshire), from Old English rima ‘rim, edge, boundary’ + the place- and river name forming suffix -ing (together meaning ‘boundary stream’, referring to Ings Brook) + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Rimington is on the Lancashire border.
History: The American painter Frederic Remington (1861–1909) was descended from John Remington, living in MA in 1639; his father, Eliphalet Remington, was born in Suffield, CT, in 1793, and was a noted firearms manufacturer.