John Fenton

about 1757–
Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Fenton was born about 1757, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Fenton, was 39 and her mother, Maryte Van Dyke, was 46.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Fenton
1718–1783
Maryte Van Dyke
1711–1789
Joseph Fenton MD
1739–1827
Mathias Fenton
1744–1781
Leentje Fenten
1746–
Cornelius Fenton
1754–1782
John Fenton
1757–
Benjamin Fenton
1759–1782
Jan Fenten
1748–
Agnietje Fenten
1752–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Joseph Fenton MD

    Male1739–1827Male

    Mathias Fenton

    Male1744–1781Male

    Leentje Fenten

    Female1746–Female

    Male1748–Male

    Agnietje Fenten

    Female1752–Female

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, in Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Staffordshire, and South Yorkshire, so called from Old English fenn ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’2 Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Fionnachta ( see Finnerty ) or Ó Fiachna ‘descendant of Fiachna ’, an old personal name Anglicized as Feighney and sometimes mistranslated as Hunt ( see Fee ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of various like-sounding names, for example Finkelstein ( see Funke ).

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

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