Tracy,  Christopher

Tracy, Christopher

Male 1680 - 1724  (43 years)

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  • Name Tracy, Christopher  [1
    Born 01 May 1680  Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1724  [1
    Person ID I27128  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Father Tracy, Jonathan I,   b. 21 Feb 1646, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1704, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Griswold, Mary,   b. 26 Aug 1656, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1711, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Jul 1672  Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F9378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Parish, Lydia 
    Married 20 May 1705  [1
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F9396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Tracy Family Crest
    Tracy Family Crest
    Recorded in several spellings including Tracey, Tracy and Treacy, this is an English and sometimes Irish, surname. Introduced into England by the followers of William, The Conqueror, in 1066, it was locational, from the villages of Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer, in the departement of Calavados in the former dukedom of Normandy. Both places are so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thraci, plus various suffix to generally give the meaning of Thraci's settlement. In England the surname from this source is first recorded in the early half of the 12th Century, (see below), and other early recordings include those of Henry de Traci in the Pipe Rolls of the county of Hampshire, in the year 1148, whilst Henry de Tracy appears in the Hundred Rolls of the county of Devon in 1272. Several parishes in Devon including Bovey Tracy and Bradford Tracy were named after these Norman settlers. However in Ireland whilst the surname may have the same English origin, and be an introduction after 1170, it is just as likely that it is a developed form of the pre 10th century Gaelic surname O' Treasaigh. This translates as "The descendant of the war-like one". The name is recorded as O' Tressy in records of County Kildare dated 1304, whilst Tracytown in County Wexford received its name from the clan. The first recorded spelling of the family name anywhere is shown to be that of Henry de Traci. This was dated 1139 in the register of the Knights Templar for Oxfordshire, during the reign of King Stephen 1130 - 1153. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to asonishing variants of the original spelling.

  • Sources 
    1. [S235] Jim Burrows brons@eldacur. com, (Name: http: home. comcast. net ~brons ;).
      Date of Import: 12 Nov 2005

    2. [S206] Hyde Genealogy Descendants in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines by Reuben Hyde Walworth, Reuben Hyde Walworth, (Date: 1864;), Page 26.

    3. [S496] Barbour Collection.