Hannah Whitcomb

about 1755–
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Whitcomb was born about 1755, her father, Col Asa Whitcomb, was 37 and her mother, Eunice Sawyer, was 30.

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Col Asa Whitcomb
Eunice Sawyer
Eunice Whitcomb
Ephraim Whitcomb
Hannah Whitcomb
Mary Whitcomb
Abigail Whitcomb
Rebecca Whitcomb
Katherine Whitcomb

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wīd ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwīt ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wīthig ‘willow’ + cumb, and the placename Whitcombe in Devon is from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + cumb. The surname may also derive from a lost place in Sussex.

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

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  • Hannah Whitcomb, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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