Jeremiah Culver Jr.

22 April 1702–about 1782 (Age 79)
Southampton, Southampton, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Culver Jr. was born on 22 April 1702, in Southampton, Southampton, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, Jeremiah Culver, was 27 and his mother, Mary Pierson, was 21. He married Phoebe Squires after 1 October 1722, in Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1782, at the age of 80.

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Jeremiah Culver Jr.
Phoebe Squires
Marriage: after 1 October 1722
Jeremiah Culver III
Ebenezer Culver

Spouse and Children

after 1 October 1722
Orange, New York, United States


    Jeremiah Culver III


    Ebenezer Culver




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World Events (2)


Age 74

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 74

New York is the 11th state.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English culfre ‘dove’ (Late Latin columbula, a diminutive of columba), which Reaney suggests was used as a term of endearment. It may therefore have been applied as nickname for a lovelorn youth or perhaps for someone who used the expression indiscriminately. Otherwise, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves or a nickname for someone bearing some fancied resemblance to a dove, such as mildness of temper.

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

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Sources (1)

  • The Second Book of Records of the Town of Southampton, Long Island, New York

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