Roger Worcester

Maleabout 1393–after 1439

Brief Life History of Roger

When Roger Worcester was born about 1393, in London, England, his father, William De Wyrecestre or Worcestre, was 45 and his mother, Margaret Brytnell, was 40. He married Abigail in 1425, in City of London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died after 1439.

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Roger Worcester
Marriage: 1425
Thomas Worcester
Thomas Wooster
William Worcester

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    1425City of London, England, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the city of Worcester. The placename means ‘the Roman town of the Weogoran’, from an Old English tribal name Weogoran (genitive plural Weogorena) + Old English ceaster ‘city, Roman town’.

    History: Rev. William Worcester emigrated from England and settled in Salisbury, MA, before 1638. He had many prominent descendants, including Noah Worcester (born 1758) and Samuel Worcester (born 1770), both NH Congregational clergymen, and Joseph Emerson Worcester (1784–1865), a noted lexicographer, geographer, and historian.

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

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