When Sophia Bacon was born on 24 October 1795, in Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States, her father, Jonathan Bacon, was 32 and her mother, Betsy Wait, was 22. She married Sylvester Webster on 24 June 1812. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 1 April 1880, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.
English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.
History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.