John Ingersoll

about 1742–28 January 1812 (Age 70)
Of Salem, Essex, MA

The Life Summary of John

When John Ingersoll was born about 1742, his father, John Ingersoll, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Bray, was 32. He married Lydia Cressey on 26 April 1764. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 January 1812, at the age of 70.

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John Ingersoll
1742–1812
Lydia Cressey
1741–1825
Marriage: 26 April 1764
Nathaniel Ingersoll
1768–1815
Betsey Ingersoll
1770–1854
Peter Ingersoll
1770–
Lydia Ingersoll
1772–
Priscilla Ingersoll
1780–
Daniel Bray Ingersoll
1777–1864

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Inkersall in Derbyshire, recorded in the 13th century as Hinkershil(l) and Hinkreshill. The final element is Old English hyll ‘hill’. The first may be the Old Norse personal name Ingvarr or an Old English byname Hynkere meaning ‘limper’. Ekwall suggests that it may represent a contracted version of Old English hīgna æcer ‘monks’ field’.

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

Sources (7)

  • John Ingleson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Ingleson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Ingleson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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