Elizabeth Wickham

1684–1726 (Age 41)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wickham was born on 14 September 1684, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Wickham, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Churchill, was 26. She married Thomas Morley Jr. on 9 November 1708, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 February 1726, in her hometown, at the age of 41, and was buried in Old Eastbury Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Elizabeth Wickham
Thomas Morley Jr.
Marriage: 9 November 1708
William Morley
Elizabeth Morley
John Morley
Enos Morley
Mercy Morley
Timothy Morley

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9 November 1708
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire. It has been established that wīchām was an Old English term for a settlement (Old English hām) associated with a Romano-British town, wīc in this case being an adaptation of Latin vicus. Childswickham in Gloucestershire bears a British name with a different etymology. The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Wickham, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth Wickham Morley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth in entry for John Morley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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