Mary Thomas

May 1771–1772
Truro, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thomas was christened in May 1771, in Truro, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mark Thomas, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Prout, was 27. She died in 1772, in St Agnes, Cornwall, England, at the age of 1, and was buried in St Agnes, Cornwall, England.

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Mark Thomas
Elizabeth Prout
Mark Thomas
Elisabeth Thomas
Elizabeth Thomas
William Thomas
Mary Thomas
Mark Thomas
Mary Thomas
Martha Thomas
Mary Thomas
Abraham Thomas

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Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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  • Mary Thomas, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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