Catherine Elizabeth Filkins


Brief Life History of Catherine Elizabeth

When Catherine Elizabeth Filkins was born in 1730, in Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Filkins, was 28 and her mother, Tryntje Parmentier, was 27. She married Joseph Hicks on 21 January 1753, in Clinton, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1779, in Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 49.

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Joseph Hicks
Catherine Elizabeth Filkins
Marriage: 21 January 1753
Isaac Hicks
Benjamin Hicks
Catherine Hicks
John G Hicks
Abraham Hicks
Joseph Hicks
Samuel S. Hicks
Stephen Hicks
Sarah Hicks

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  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume Eleven, Part 3; Edward Doty: His Descendants through Sons Isaac ...

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  • Marriage
    21 January 1753Clinton, Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (2)


    Age 46

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 46

    New York is the 11th state.

    Name Meaning


    patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, Felkin, a pet form of Phil (see Fill ), short for Philip.

    habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

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

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