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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Shubael Folger
Lydia Bunker
Marriage: 5 January 1757
Lydia Folger
Hepzibah Folger
Simeon Folger
Isaiah Folger
George Folger
Lydia Folger
Sally Folger
Isaac Folger

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  • 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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