John Churchill

1706–1773 (Age 67)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Churchill was born on 19 January 1706, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathaniel Churchill Sr., was 28 and his mother, Mary Hurlburt, was 27. He married Bethiah Stocking on 8 June 1727, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 13 April 1773, in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Center Cemetery, East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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John Churchill
Bethiah Stocking
Marriage: 8 June 1727
John Churchill
Elizabeth Churchill
Prudence Churchill
Mary Churchill
Hannah Churchill
Joseph Churchill
Lydia Churchill
Sarah Churchill

Spouse & Children

8 June 1727
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Churchill in entry for Mary Churchel, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • John Churchel, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • John Churchill, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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