James Eddy

15 February 1732–
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Eddy was born on 15 February 1732, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Eddy, was 31 and his mother, Mary Wyborn, was 30.

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John Eddy
Mary Wyborn
John Eddy
Labeas Leveus Eddy
Elizabeth Eddy
Zephaniah Eddy
James Eddy
Mary Eddy
Esther Eddy

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Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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  • James Eddy, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • John Eddy and Mary Wyborn in Weyburn-Wyborn Genealogy, found in the North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • James Eddy, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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