Elizabeth Springer

1681–1728 (Age 47)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Springer was born in 1681, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. She married James Packer Sr about 1723, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in 1728, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

James Packer Sr
1681–1765
Elizabeth Springer
1681–1728
Marriage: about 1723
Samuel Packer
1710–1779
Elizabeth Packer
1724–
Rebecca Packer
1725–
Molly Packer
1726–1814
Thankful Packer
1728–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1723
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

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Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German springen, Middle Dutch springhen, Yiddish shpringen ‘to jump or leap’.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fountain or the source of a stream, Middle English spring ‘spring’ + the habitational suffix -er. The same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rebechah in entry for Thankful Packer, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Rebeckah in entry for Thankfull Packer, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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