Anthony Fawcett

18 October 1686–
Dent, York, England

The Life of Anthony

When Anthony Fawcett was christened on 18 October 1686, his father, Edward Fawcet, was 14 and his mother, Dorathy Garnett, was 5.

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Family Time Line

Edward Fawcet
1672–1747
Dorathy Garnett
1681–1742
Anthony Fawcett
1686–
Robert Fawcett
1700–1770
John Fawcett
Margaret Fawcett
1690–1690
Miles Fawcett
1698–1772
Elizabeth Fawcet
1711–1712
Edward Fawcett
1714–1781

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Fawcet

    Male1672–1747Male

    Dorathy Garnett

    Female1681–1742Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1686–Male

    Margaret Fawcett

    Female1690–1690Female

    Miles Fawcett

    Male1698–1772Male

    Male1700–1770Male

    Elizabeth Fawcet

    Female1711–1712Female

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāh ‘(brightly) colored’ + sīde ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anthony Fawcett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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