Stephen Fox Drayton

1711–1732 (Age 21)
Saint Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Stephen Fox

When Stephen Fox Drayton was born after 1711, in Saint Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Drayton, was 35 and his mother, Ann Fox, was 32. He died on 22 February 1732, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Drayton
1677–1716
Ann Fox
1680–1742
Mary Drayton
1703–1749
Thomas Drayton
1705–1760
Stephen Fox Drayton
1711–1732
John Drayton
1715–1779

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the very numerous places in England named Drayton, from Old English dræg ‘drag’, ‘portage’, ‘slipway’, or ‘sledge’ (a place where boats were dragged across land or where loads had to be dragged uphill or on sledges across wet ground, from dragan ‘to draw or drag’) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charleston city, Charleston County and South Carolina miscellaneous land records, 1719-1873; index to land records, 1719-1898; Thomas Drayton of the Parish of St. Andrews in Berkley County
  • South Carolina Probate Records, Bound Volumes, 1671-1977; Will of Thomas Drayton, 12 Jun 1714
  • South Carolina Probate Records, Bound Volumes, 1671-1977; Will of Stephen Fox Drayton

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