Elizabeth Ayer

19 August 1674–about 1730 (Age 55)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ayer was born on 19 August 1674, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Ayer, was 36 and her mother, Tamesin Treloar, was 34. She married Abraham Belknap on 14 January 1691, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1730, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Belknap
1660–1728
Elizabeth Ayer
1674–1730
Marriage: 14 January 1691
Mary Belknap
1691–1749
Samuel Belknap
1693–1695
Hannah Belknap
1695–
Abraham Belknap II
1695–1754
Samuel Belknap
1697–1716
Elizabeth Belknap
1701–
Jeremiah Belknap
1704–1774
Nathaniel Belknap
1706–1762
Jedekiah Belknap
1709–1764
Thankful Belknap
1714–
Experience Belknap
1717–1717

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1691
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English eir, eyer ‘heir’ (Old French (h)eir, from Latin heres ‘heir’). Forms such as Richard le Heyer were frequent in Middle English, denoting a man who was well known to be the heir to the main property in a particular locality, either one who had already inherited or one with great expectations.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Eyer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elizabeth Bellknop Or Belknop in entry for Experenc Bellknop, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elezebeth Belknop in entry for Experenc Belknop, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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