Stephen Waite

30 October 1737–29 April 1762
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Waite was christened on 30 October 1737, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Wait Jr, was 46 and his mother, Mary Kinsman, was 42. He died on 29 April 1762, in Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 24, and was buried in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wait Jr
1691–1774
Mary Kinsman
1695–1771
Mary Waite
1718–1773
Thomas Waite III
1720–1753
Elizabeth Waite
1722–1773
Daniel Wait
1724–1773
Susanna Waite
1726–1794
Hannah Waite
1728–1786
Lucy Waite
1731–1799
Sarah Waite
1733–1773
Stephen Waite
1737–1762
Eunice Waite
1739–1795

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (of Germanic origin; compare Wachter ), or from the same word in its original abstract/collective sense, ‘the watch’. There may also have been some late confusion with White .

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

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  • 1762 - Stephen Wait, Death, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988" Image
  • 1737 - Stephen Waite, Baptism, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988" Image

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