Margaret Brereton

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When Margaret Brereton was born about 1632, in Brereton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Brereton, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Goring, was 18.

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Margaret Brereton
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    English: habitational name from any of the places called Brereton, in Cheshire and Staffordshire, and sometimes from Brearton in Yorkshire or Brierton in Durham. Brereton in Staffordshire is named with Old English brǣr, brēr ‘briar’ + Old English dūn ‘hill’ as its final element; the others are named with Old English brǣr, brēr ‘briar’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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