Thomas Churchill

1762–1817 (Age 55)
Newmarket, Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Churchill was born in 1762, in Newmarket, Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Thomas Churchill, was 32 and his mother, Mary Stuart Ewer, was 25. He married Alice Creighton in 1786, in Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1781. He died in 1817, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Thomas Churchill
Alice Creighton
Marriage: 1786
James Creighton Churchill
Thomas Churchill
Elizabeth Churchill

Spouse and Children

Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 14

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 19

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Churchill Or Ch??Ch?Ll, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Thomas Churchill in entry for Elizabeth H Pendergast, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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