Jabez Bosworth

10 September 1705–1725 (Age 19)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jabez

When Jabez Bosworth was born on 10 September 1705, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jabez Bosworth, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Carpenter, was 25. He died in 1725, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Jabez Bosworth
1673–1747
Susannah Carpenter
1680–1758
Zachariah Bosworth
1701–
Jabez Bosworth
1705–1725
Hannah Bosworth
1707–1748
Mary Bosworth
1710–1739
Joseph Bozworth
1714–1754
Patience Bosworth
1717–1747

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worð.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jabez Bozworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jabez Bozworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jabish Bozworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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