Matthew Lum

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Born in Southampton, Suffolk, New York, USA on 10 Feb 1707 to Matthew Lum and Matthew Lum. Matthew married Jemima Leonard. He passed away on 21 May 1777 in Morris, New Jersey, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Lum"

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire called Lumb, both apparently originally named with Old English lum(m) ‘pool’. The word is not independently attested, but appears also in Lomax and Lumley, and may be reflected in the dialect term lum denoting a well for collecting water in a mine. In some instances the name may be topographical for someone who lived by a pool, Middle English lum(m).

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