Simon Rumsey

1692–9 April 1753 (Age 61)
Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Simon

When Simon Rumsey was born in 1692, in Southold, Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Simon Rumsey, was 52 and his mother, Mary Sutton Rumsey, was 33. He married Phoebe Rose on 12 June 1723, in Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 9 April 1753, in Goshen, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Simon Rumsey
1692–1753
Phoebe Rose
1702–1760
Marriage: 12 June 1723
Jerusha Rumsey
1724–1787
Simon Rumsey
1728–1811
James Rumsey
1732–1790
Daniel Rumsey
1730–1790
Sarah Rumsey
1730–1800
James Rumsey
1733–1790
Phineas Rumsey
1734–1795
Ruth Rumsey
1734–1811
Nathan Rumsey
1736–1817
Abigail Rumsey
1738–1800
Phebe Rumsey
1740–1740
Hannah Asanath Rumsey
1755–1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 June 1723
Suffolk, New York, United States
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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romsey in Hampshire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Rūm (a short form of compound names with the first element rūm) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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

Sources (3)

  • New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records

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