Ebenezer Weed Jr.

Male15 November 1716–1764

Brief Life History of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Weed Jr. was born on 15 November 1716, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ebenezer Weed, was 24 and his mother, Mary Bell, was 27. He married Rebecca Bishop on 10 February 1738, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1764, in his hometown, at the age of 48.

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Ebenezer Weed Jr.
1716–1764
Millicent Hoyt
1722–
Marriage: 8 March 1744
Millicent Weed
1746–1824
Mary Weed
1748–
Ebenezer Weed III
1751–1790
Henry Weed
1754–
Jonathan Weed
1757–1826
Sarah Weed
1759–1774

Sources (9)

  • Ebenezer Weed, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Ebenezer Weed in entry for Mellisent Hoit, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ebenezer Weed (1692-1765) in Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-997M-5VJ3?cc=2060211&wc=WWF8-F1G%3A352088001%2C352835701

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  • Marriage
    8 March 1744Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (6)

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    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for an irascible person, from Middle English wed(e) ‘mad, crazy’. The name is also possibly from the Middle English noun wede in one of its senses, ‘weed’ or ‘garment, habit’.

    Americanized form of Dutch Weeda .

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

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