Prisca Meacham

6 November 1730–about 1772 (Age 41)
Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Prisca

When Prisca Meacham was born on 6 November 1730, in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Meacham, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Pope, was 27. She married James Thwing Sr. on 11 April 1753, in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1772, in Wilbraham, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 42.

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James Thwing Sr.
Prisca Meacham
Marriage: 11 April 1753
James Thwing Jr.
Mary Thwing
Mercy Thwing
Molly Mary Thwing
Capt. John Thwing
Hannah Thwing
Samuel Thwing
Sophia Thwing

Spouse and Children

11 April 1753
Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

Name Meaning

English: variant of Machen . This is a late (17th-century) form.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Prisee Meacham, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Prisca in entry for James Thwing, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"
  • Samuel Meachen, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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