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 25. 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 43.
English: variant of Machen . It may occasionally also be a variant of Measham, a habitational name from Measham in Leicestershire. The place takes its name from the river Mease (from Old English mēos ‘marsh, bog’) + Old English hām ‘village, homestead’.
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