Thomas White

about 1671–
Grandborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas White was born about 1671, in Grandborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mr White, was 26 and his mother, Mrs White, was 23. He married Mrs ( White) Newbold about 1692, in Grandborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas White
1671–
Mrs ( White) Newbold
1670–
Marriage: about 1692

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1692
Grandborough, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Mr White

    Male1645–Male

    Mrs White

    Female1648–Female

siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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