Thomas Zwicker

Male13 July 1788–October 1866

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Zwicker was born on 13 July 1788, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, George Melchior Zwicker, was 44 and his mother, Anna Gertrude Ernst, was 30. He married Anna Margaret Strum on 14 November 1811. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in October 1866, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Thomas Zwicker
Anna Margaret Strum
Marriage: 14 November 1811
Lewis Zwicker
Gideon Zwicker
Simeon Zwicker
Nathaniel Zwicker
Sarah Ann Zwicker
Judith Ann Zwicker
Ann Margaret Zwicker

Sources (12)

  • Thomas Zwicker, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Thomas Zwicker in entry for William G. Zwicker, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Thomas Zwicker in entry for Willaim G Zwicker, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1811
  • Children (7)

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    Age 35

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Fritz, Reinhold, Rudi.


    occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwicken ‘to secure with nails, to peg’. This could denote a leather or textile worker, a cooper, or someone performing a similar function in a wide variety of other industries including, for example, salt extraction and mining.

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

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