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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Family Time Line

James Thwing Sr.
1725–1789
Prisca Meacham
1730–1772
Marriage: 11 April 1753
James Thwing Jr.
1753–1834
Mary Thwing
1756–
Mercy Thwing
1756–1822
Molly Mary Thwing
1758–
Capt. John Thwing
1761–1844
Hannah Thwing
1763–1851
Samuel Thwing
1771–1826
Sophia Thwing
1791–1818

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1753
Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+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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