Theresa

1740–
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born in 1740, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Leonard Payne.

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Family Time Line

Theresa
1740–
Leonard Payne
1717–1775
Frances Payne
1772–

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 36

Maryland is the 7th state.
1803

Age 63

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

Sources (3)

  • Teresia in entry for Frances Payne, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Teresia in entry for Frances Payne, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Teresia in entry for Frances Payne, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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