Thomas Edward Read

26 August 1838–March 1842
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Edward

When Thomas Edward Read was christened on 26 August 1838, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Read, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth LeChevalier, was 26. He died in March 1842, in his hometown, at the age of 3, and was buried in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Read
1813–1877
Elizabeth LeChevalier
1812–1891
Thomas Edward Read
1838–1842
Elizabeth Read
1847–1848
Susanna Read
1841–1917
Henry Read
1842–1888
Thomas Read
1844–1845
S T A Read
1847–
John Thomas Read
1849–
Elizabeth Martha Read
1851–
Jane Elizabeth Read
1853–1927
Sarah Emily Read
1855–
William Read
1855–
William Read
1857–
Arthur Walter Read
1860–1954
Mathew Read
1860–
Anathasea Read
1863–
Ann Maria Read
1864–
Julia Priscilla Read
1865–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Read

    Male1813–1877Male

    Elizabeth LeChevalier

    Female1812–1891Female

siblings

(17)

    Male1838–1842Male

    Susanna Read

    Female1841–1917Female

    Henry Read

    Male1842–1888Male

    Thomas Read

    Male1844–1845Male

    S T A Read

    Male1847–Male

+12 More Children

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

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

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  • Thomas Edward Read, "England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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