When Elizabeth Stockbridge was born on 31 March 1759, in Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Stockbridge, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Shaw, was 39. She married Josiah Allen Jr about 1780, in Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 19 February 1850, in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.
English: habitational name from any of various places so called, including Stockbridge (Hampshire), Stockbridge in Chichester (Sussex), Stockbridge in Bentley (Yorkshire), Stock Bridge in Brantingham (East Yorkshire), and Stockbridge in Chiseldon (Wiltshire), all named with Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ or stoccen ‘made of logs’ + brycg ‘bridge’.
History: John Stockbridge emigrated from England c. 1635 and settled in Scituate, MA. He had many prominent descendants.
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