Naomi Jones

1707–1774 (Age 67)
Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Naomi

When Naomi Jones was born in 1707, in Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Jones, was 53 and her mother, Mary Paull, was 40. She married Israel Briggs on 18 February 1729. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1774, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 67.

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Israel Briggs
Naomi Jones
Marriage: 18 February 1729
Joseph Briggs
Jotham Briggs
Abigail Briggs
Peres Briggs
Edward Briggs
Naomi Briggs

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  • Marriage
    18 February 1729
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    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Neomei in entry for Jotham Briggs, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Nomi Jones, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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