Thomas Illman

19 December 1779–
Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Illman was born on 19 December 1779, in Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Illman, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Hitchcock, was 21. He married Lydia Dancey on 7 November 1809, in Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Thomas Illman
Lydia Dancey
Marriage: 7 November 1809
Sarah Illman
Thomas Illman
Mary Illman
James Illman
William Illman

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 22
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 29
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
Age 36
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 German (Billmann): variant of Bellmann see Bellman 2, or a name denoting a dweller by the Bille river near Hamburg.2 Perhaps a respelling of Swiss German Bielmann, a variant of Biehler , itself a variant of Buehler .3 English (East Anglia): possibly an occupational name for someone who made or used billhooks. Compare Biller .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Thomas Illman in entry for Thomas Illman, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Thos. Illman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thos Illman, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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