Phillip Searle

15 August 1633–3 May 1710 (Age 76)
Ottery St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Phillip

When Phillip Searle was born on 15 August 1633, in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Searle, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Channon, was 22. He married Hannah Salter on 28 September 1657, in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New Richmond, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 3 May 1710, in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Phillip Searle
Hannah Salter
Marriage: 28 September 1657
John Searle
Philip Searle
Margaret Searle
James Searle

Spouse and Children

28 September 1657
Ottery St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom


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Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Serlo, Germanic Sarilo, Serilo. This was probably originally a byname cognate with Old Norse Sorli, and akin to Old English searu ‘armor’, meaning perhaps ‘defender’, ‘protector’.

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

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  • Philip Searle, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Phillipp Searle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Phi. Searles in entry for Margarett Searles, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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