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.
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.
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