Dorcas Westcott

20 March 1781–15 March 1868 (Age 86)
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Dorcas

When Dorcas Westcott was born on 20 March 1781, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stukely Westcott III, was 55 and her mother, Anna Wells, was 44. She had at least 1 daughter with Walter Fitch. She died on 15 March 1868, in Milford Center, Milford, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Milford Center, Milford, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Fitch
1762–1840
Dorcas Westcott
1781–1868
Olivia Fitch
1820–1901

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America
Age 2
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 16
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1804
Age 23
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): habitational name from any of various minor places called with Old English west ‘west’ + cot ‘cottage, shelter’, for example Westcott (Surrey, Devon, Buckinghamshire), Westcot (Berkshire), or Westcote in (Gloucestershire, Hampshire, and Warwickshire).

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

Possible Related Names

Wescott
Wescoat

Sources (2)

  • Dorcas Fitch, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Dorcas Westcott Fitch, "Find A Grave Index"

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