Thomas Davey


Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Davey was born in 1726, in Althorpe, Lincolnshire, England, his father, Joseph Davey, was 25 and his mother, Frances Green, was 24. He married Frances Hunt in 1749, in Althorpe, Lincolnshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Thomas Davey
Frances Hunt
Marriage: 1749
Joseph Davey
John Davey
Marey Davey
Thomas Davey
Mariah Davey
Frances Davey
Sarah Davey
Esther Davey

Sources (23)

  • Thomas Davey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Davey, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Thomas Davey, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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  • Marriage
    1749Althorpe, Lincolnshire, England
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (6)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 26

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 28

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 44

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Davy, originally an Old French vernacular form of the Biblical name David which became the most common form of the name in medieval England.

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

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