When Titus Beckwith was born on 2 November 1776, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ruel Beckwith, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Wood, was 31. He married Lucy Chappel on 11 February 1798, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1850. He died on 21 July 1854, at the age of 77, and was buried in East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States.
English: habitational name from a place in Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bēce ‘beech’ + Old Norse vithr ‘wood’ (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).
History: Most if not all present-day bearers of the surname are probably descended from William Beckwith who held the manor of Beckwith in 1364.
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