Phebe Downer

about 1727– (Age NaN)
Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Phebe

When Phebe Downer was born about 1727, in Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Downer, was 28 and her mother, Phebe Bishop, was 27.

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Samuel Downer
Phebe Bishop
Samuel Downer Jr.
Phebe Downer
Silas Downer
Moses W Downer
Submit Downer
Rebecca Downer

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Name Meaning

1 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of downland (the rolling chalk hills of Sussex, Surrey, and Kent), from Old English dūn ‘down’, ‘low hill’ (of Celtic origin) + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. Dun is a common element of English place names.2 Irish: variant of Dooner 2.

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

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