Babcock,  Drucila Ann

Babcock, Drucila Ann

Female 1852 - 1939  (86 years)

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  • Name Babcock, Drucila Ann  [1
    Born 31 Oct 1852  Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1881  Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 29 Mar 1939  Sydenham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16259  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | The History of Alexander V Laughlen
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Family Peters, George Washington,   b. 22 Oct 1846, Ernestown, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1926, Sydenham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1871  Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Peters, Frederick James,   b. 27 Nov 1873, Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Peters, Minnie Jane,   b. 06 Feb 1876, Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Sep 1926, Wilmer, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     3. Peters, Ethila,   b. 1880, Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F5745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1852 - Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jul 1871 - Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Portland, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Mar 1939 - Sydenham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Babcock Family Crest
    This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a diminutive of the baptismal name "Babb". The medieval female given name "Babb" is a pet form of Barbara, deriving from the Greek term "barbaros" meaning "foreigner", which was borne by an enormously popular but almost certainly non-existent saint, who according to legend was imprisoned in a tower and later put to death by her own father for refusing to recant her Christian beliefs. Babb may also be a nickname from the Middle English "bab(e)", baby. However, a more probable source is from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name "Babba", of uncertain origin, found in several placenames, including Babbacombe in Devon, and Babington in Somerset. The suffix "-cock", applied to a young lad who strutted proudly like a cock, and soon became a generic term for a youth, and was attached with hypocoristic force to the short forms of many medieval given names. Alwinus Babb is noted in the 1198 Feet of Fines of Sussex. On July 26th 1649, the marriage of Elizabeth Babcock and Robert Holiday took place in Snaith, Yorkshire, and the marriage of Margaret Babcock and Thomas Thornley took place at Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire, on November 17th 1751. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Edward Babcock, which was dated November 16th 1578, marriage to Janet Spencer, at Halifax, Yorkshire, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1, known as "Good Queen Bess", 1558 - 1603. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] The Works of M. E. Laughlin and E. R. Laughlin, 1955 2nd Edition, Mary Elizabeth Bowyer Laughlin and Edgerton Ross Laughlin.

    2. [S23] 1881 Canadian Census, taken April 4, 1881.

    3. [S1] Ontario: Birth, Death and Marriage Records, microfilm group MS932, Reel 5, unit 80-5-0-18, volume 17.