Thomas Evelyn

Maleabout 1551–

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Evelyn was born about 1551, in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir George Raymond Montpeson Evelyn, was 28 and his mother, Rose Williams, was 22. He married Frances Harvey in 1589, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Evelyn
Frances Harvey
Marriage: 1589
Elizabeth Evelyn
Jana Evelyn
Charles Evelyn
Thomas Evelyn
Maria Evelyn
Dorothea Evelin
George Evelyn
Frances Evelyn
Rosa Evelin
Sarah Evelyn

Sources (11)

  • Thomas Evelynge, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Euelin, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Thomae Evelin in entry for Elizabetha Evelin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1589Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1558 · Act of Uniformity

    Age 7

    The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

    1569 · State Lottery

    Age 18

    A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

    1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

    Age 34

    England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

    Name Meaning

    English: from an unrecorded Middle English female personal name Evelin(e), a double diminutive of Eve . Sometimes this surname was a variant of (or confused with) the surname Aveline, which is from the Middle English and Old French female personal name Avelin(e), either a double diminutive of ancient Germanic Ava, or of Old French and Middle English Avice (see Avis ).

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

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