Sarah Hood

Female5 March 1707–March 1749

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Hood was born on 5 March 1707, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Hood, was 39 and her mother, Deborah Thwing, was 33. She married John Presbery on 29 July 1731, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in March 1749, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

John Presbery
1707–
Sarah Hood
1707–1749
Marriage: 29 July 1731
John Presbury
1732–
Deborah van Presbury
1733–1774
Samuel (1) Presbury
1734–1748
Michael Van Presbury
1738–1766
Elizabeth Presbury
1741–
Sarah Presbury
1743–1821
Samuel (2) Presbury
1748–

Sources (13)

  • Sarah Hood, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Sarah Hood, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sarah Hood, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 July 1731Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

    English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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