Joseph Ingham

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Ingham was born in 1773, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Jonas Ingham, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Beaumont, was 20. He married Pamela Ellicott about 1792. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He died in 1829, in Asylum, Asylum Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56.

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Joseph Ingham
Pamela Ellicott
Marriage: about 1792
Thomas Ingham
Josiah Ingham
Joseph Ingham
Alpheus Ingham
Benjamin Perry Ingham
Josiah C Ingham
John E Ingham

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Ingham, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Joseph Ingham, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Bradford county families - 1770-1900 - children and marriages

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Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of the places called Ingham, particularly in Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk. The placename is from the Old English personal name Inga + hām ‘homestead’. In Yorkshire this name was sometimes confused with Bingham in the 18th century.

English (of Norman origin): variant of the obsolete Norman surname Engaine; see Gain .

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

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