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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Family Time Line

Samuel Downer
1699–1799
Phebe Bishop
1700–1787
Samuel Downer Jr.
1723–1824
Phebe Downer
1727–
Silas Downer
1729–1785
Moses W Downer
1736–
Submit Downer
1736–1804
Rebecca Downer
1739–1783

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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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