John Prime

about 1789–2 December 1789
Tadlow, Cambridgeshire, England

The Life of John

When John Prime was born about 1789, his father, Richard Prime, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Stanford, was 20. He died on 2 December 1789, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Richard Prime
1769–
Elizabeth Stanford
1769–1851
Martha Prime
1785–1865
John Prime
1789–1789
Joseph Prime
1790–
John Prime
1791–
Robert Prime
1793–
Jane Prime
1798–
Robert Prime
1806–
Sarah Prime
1808–1882
Josias Prime
1811–
Thomas Prime
1796–1856
Richard Prime
1802–1879
William Prime
1804–1890

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Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name or nickname. The personal name existed in Old English, and is probably derived from Old English prim ‘early morning’ (from Latin primus ‘first’, used as the name of one of the canonical hours). The surname may be derived from this word as a Middle English nickname in the sense ‘fine’, ‘excellent’.2 French: feminine form of Prim 3.3 Dutch: variant of Priem .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Prime, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Jno Prime, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jno Prime, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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