Eleanor Clough

Female23 October 1712–1794

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Clough was born on 23 October 1712, in Salisbury, Norfolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Clough, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Long, was 31. She married Samuel Welch II on 16 February 1746, in Kingston, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1712. She died in 1794, in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 82.

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Samuel Welch II
Eleanor Clough
Marriage: 16 February 1746
Eleanor Welch
Jonathan Welch
Samuel Welch
Reuben Welch

Sources (26)

  • Elener Clough, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Elener Clough, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Elinor Clough, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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  • Marriage
    16 February 1746Kingston, New Hampshire, British Colonial America
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 64

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 64

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived near a precipitous slope, Middle English clo(u)gh, clou, clew (Old English clōh) ‘ravine, steep-sided valley’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word, for example in Lancashire, Cumbria, or Yorkshire.

    English: in the East Midlands, East Anglia, and southeastern England, probably more often a variant of Clow .

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

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