Thomas Dewhurst

6 November 1690–26 June 1754 (Age 63)
Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Dewhurst was born on 6 November 1690, in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Dewhurst, was 44 and his mother, Jenet Coubrand, was 38. He married Mary Yewdall on 9 February 1724, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 June 1754, in Whalley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dewhurst
1690–1754
Mary Yewdall
1703–1754
Marriage: 9 February 1724
Eleanor Dewhurst
1725–1725
John Dewhurst
1726–
Thomas Dewhirst
1729–1768
Jeremiah Dewhirst
1731–1803
Benjamin Dewhurst
1732–
Eleanor Dewhurst
1734–
Richard Dewhirst
1736–
Mary Dewhurst
1739–1741
Joshua Dewhurst
1741–
Benjamin Dewhurst
1743–1769
William Dewhurst
1745–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1724
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, probably so named from Old English déawig ‘dewy’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Dewhurst in entry for Ellenor Dewhurst, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Thomas Dewhurst in entry for Elleanor Dewhurst, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Thomas Dewhurst in entry for Benjamin Dewhurst, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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