William Dryden

1698–1777 (Age 79)
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of William

When William Dryden was born in 1698, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, his father, David Dryden, was 33 and his mother, Jane Thompson, was 28. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Agnes Chambers. He died in 1777, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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William Dryden
1698–1777
Agnes Chambers
1704–
David Dryden
1726–1775
Eva Dryden
1727–1809
Mary Dryden
1728–1759
Sarah Dryden
1733–1802
Samuel Dryden
1732–1796
Joshua Dryden Sr
1736–1785
John Dryden
1740–1816

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Dryden

    Male1665–1725Male

    Female1670–1774Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (2)

1776

Age 78

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 78

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Cumbria or Northumberland, where the name is still common, and perhaps named from Old English drȳge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

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  • Family Data Collection - Births
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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