Hipzebath Lewis

1674–1753 (Age 79)
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hipzebath

When Hipzebath Lewis was born on 15 November 1674, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Lewis, was 41 and her mother, Hannah Baker, was 36. She married James Thurber on 25 December 1706, in Bristol, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 11 November 1753, in Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 78.

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Hipzebath Lewis
1674–1753
James Thurber
1680–
Marriage: 25 December 1706
Mary Thurber
1708–1780

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1706
Bristol, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(1)

  • Mary Thurber

    Female1708–1780Female

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siblings

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+7 More Children

World Events (1)

1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport

Age 49

On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Hephzabeth Lewis in entry for James Thurber, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Hipzebath Luis, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Hipzebath Luis, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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