When Harriet Bicknell was born in 1840, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Alfred Bicknell, was 25 and her mother, Salley Potter, was 26. She died in 1841, at the age of 1.
English: habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire, Bickenhall in Somerset or Bignell in Oxfordshire. The former two are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. Bignell is named with the Old English personal name Biga + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Bignell .
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