When Sylvester Fellows was born on 18 July 1820, in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Fellows, was 43 and his mother, Lydia Bartlett, was 41. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Margaret Andrus. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Tipton Election Precinct, Cass, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 December 1886, in Cass, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66.
English: patronymic from Fellow, from Middle English felau(e) ‘partner, co-worker, companion’ (late Old English fēolaga, from Old Norse félagi, which is composed of fé ‘fee, money’ + legja ‘to lay, place, put’). In Middle English the term was used in the general sense of a companion or comrade, and the surname thus probably denoted a (fellow) member of a trade guild. Compare Fear 1.
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