Sarah Miskell

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Miskell was born on 5 September 1686, in Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, J. Teague Miskell, was 36 and her mother, Margaret, was 36. She married Thomas Jester in 1710, in Kent, Delaware, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1746, at the age of 60.

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Thomas Jester
1672–1753
Sarah Miskell
1686–1746
Marriage: 1710
Ann Jester
1710–
Thomas Jester
1712–1758
Esther Jester
1712–
Joshua Jester
1723–1782
Jonathan Jester
1727–1764
Abraham Jester
1733–1800
Isaac Jester
1738–1790
Elizabeth Jester
1742–1759
Samuel Jester
1714–
Barbara Jester
1715–
Daniel Jester
1722–1759
Joseph Jester
1729–1781
Jacob Jester I
1732–1819
John Jester
1736–1788
Richard Jester
1740–1757
Sarah Jester
1740–

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Miskin, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Sarah Miskin, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Sarah Miskin, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meisceall ‘descendant of Meiscill’, a personal name of unexplained etymology. Sometimes Anglicized as Maxwell .

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

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