When John Disbow was born about 1697, in Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Henry Disbrow, was 33 and his mother, Mary Hannah Barker, was 27. He died in his hometown.
English (Cambridgeshire): variant of Desborough, a habitational name from any of the places in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire called Desborough. The first is named from Old English dweorge-dwostle ‘penny-royal’ + beorg ‘hill’; the second from the Old English personal name Dēor + burh ‘fortress, stronghold’. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.
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