Ebenezer Fogg

about 1714–after 1753 (Age 39)
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Fogg was born about 1714, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Seth Fogg, was 48 and his mother, Sarah Shaw, was 45. He died after 1753, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Seth Fogg
Sarah Shaw
Hannah Fogg
Seth Fogg JR.
Ebenezer Fogg
Benoni Fogg
Sarah Fogg
Esther Fogg
Samuel Deacon Fogg
Simon Fogg
Abner Fogg
Abigail Fogg
Daniel Fogg
Jeremiah Fogg

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Name Meaning

(1997: 2262;2007: 4206; 2010: 5669)English (northern): possibly a variant of Fowke (see Foulk 1). It may derive from Middle English fogge ‘aftermath’ (i.e. grass left to grow after the hay has been cut, also applied to long grass in a water meadow), especially in northern England, where the term occurs as a specifying element in minor placenames, but as it is not found on its own as a simplex name, the derivation is doubtful without some supporting evidence. The word fogge, which is probably of Old Norse origin, is still in use as a dialect term in Craven, Yorkshire, and in eastern Lancashire. modern English fog ‘thick mist’ is first attested in the 16th century and is unlikely to be the source of the surname.

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

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