Ann Gerrish

4 July 1717–
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, British Colonial America

The Life of Ann

When Ann Gerrish was born on 4 July 1717, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, her father, Colonel Timothy Gerrish, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Elliot, was 29. She married Eliot Vaughan in 1736. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Eliot Vaughan
1711–1758
Ann Gerrish
1717–
Marriage: 1736
Sarah Vaughan
1739–1826
Sarah Vaughn
1741–
William Vaughan
1745–1826
George Vaughan
1747–1799
Elizabeth Caroline Vaughan
1750–
Jane Vaughn
1751–1831
Eliot Vaughan
1755–
Margaret Vaughan
1758–1788

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1736
children

(8)

    Female1739–1826Female

    Sarah Vaughn

    Female1741–Female

    William Vaughan

    Male1745–1826Male

    George Vaughan

    Male1747–1799Male

    Elizabeth Caroline Vaughan

    Female1750–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Robert Eliot Gerrish

    Male1708–1791Male

    John Gerrish

    Male1710–1755Male

    Timothy Gerrish

    Male1712–1812Male

    Female1714–1798Female

    Female1717–Female

+12 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for an unpredictable, wayward person, from Middle English gerysshe ‘wild’, ‘changeable’. Compare Geary .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Gerisch, a variant of Giersch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Gerrish, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Anna Gerrish, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Anna Gerrish, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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