Shubael Folger

Brief Life History of Shubael

When Shubael Folger was born on 24 July 1737, in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Shubael Folger, was 36 and his mother, Jerusha Clark, was 35. He married Lydia Bunker on 5 January 1757, in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 February 1774, in At Sea, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Shubael Folger
1737–1774
Lydia Bunker
1739–1798
Marriage: 5 January 1757
Lydia Folger
1758–1759
Hepzibah Folger
1760–1832
Simeon Folger
1762–1847
Isaiah Folger
1765–1816
George Folger
1767–1769
Lydia Folger
1768–1817
Sally Folger
1771–
Isaac Folger
1773–1842

Sources (15)

  • Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Shubael Folger in entry for Isaiah Folger, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Fulcher .

German: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German volger ‘companion, supporter’.

Swiss German: status name for a supporting person in a legal trial, see 2.

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

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