Johnathon Tye

Brief Life History of Johnathon

When Johnathon Tye was born about 1685, in Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Tye, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Tye, was 37. He married Sarah Haman on 22 October 1711, in Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 19 October 1763, in Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, at the age of 79, and was buried in Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Johnathon Tye
Sarah Haman
Marriage: 22 October 1711
Ann Tye
William Tye

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  • Marriages at Broughton, 1570-1746; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-C58P
  • Bishop's transcripts for Long Buckby; ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99XG-9SWQ
  • Jonathan Tye, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

1720 · South Sea Bubble

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Kent): from Middle English tye, teghe, teye ‘enclosed piece of land; large area of common pasture’ (Old English tēag, tīege). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near such a piece of land, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Teigh (Rutland) or Great, Little, and Marks Tey (Essex).

North German: from a short form, Tide, of the personal name Dietrich .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鄭, probably representing its Teochew, Hokkien, or Taiwanese pronunciation. See Zheng 1.

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

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