Frances Yellings

1691–26 August 1755 (Age 64)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Frances

When Frances Yellings was born in 1691, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Yellings, was 13 and her mother, Elizabeth Ballentine, was 32. She married Nathaniel Josselyn on 27 December 1711, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 August 1755, in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Josselyn
1686–1726
Frances Yellings
1691–1755
Marriage: 27 December 1711
Mary Josselyn
1713–1715
Frances Josselyn
1715–1802
Abraham Josselyn
1717–1778
Nathaniel Josselyn
1722–1790
Elizabeth Josselyn
1724–1772
Mary Josselyn
1725–1815

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 December 1711
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): variant of Hillian . The surname is associated chiefly with Devon, where the family held land at Upton Hellions from the 13th century onward.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names composed with hild ‘strife’ ( see Hild , Hildebrand ).

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

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  • Frances in entry for Abraham Josling, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Frances in entry for Frances Josling, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Frances in entry for Mary Joslin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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