Joseph Tomlinson

12 September 1703–1 April 1785 (Age 81)
Montgomery Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Tomlinson was born on 12 September 1703, in Montgomery Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Richard Tomlinson, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Buzby, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Mary Merrick. He died on 1 April 1785, in Makefield, Lower Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Tomlinson
1703–1785
Mary Merrick
1705–1760
Mary Tomlinson
1724–1785
Joseph Tomlinson
1726–1751
Sarah Tomlinson
1726–1754
Ellenor Tomlinson
1727–1814
Richard Tomlinson
1729–1764
John Amos Tomlinson
1730–1782
Richard Tomlinson
1734–1802
Hannah Tomlinson
1741–1765

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(8)

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World Events (2)

1776
Age 73
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 73
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

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

Possible Related Names

Tumbleson
Thomlinson
Townson
Tumlinson
Tomlin

Sources (4)

  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G99B-27P6?cc=1999196&wc=9PMD-MN5%3A268497401%2C268536401
  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L99B-27M6?cc=1999196&wc=9PMD-MN5%3A268497401%2C268536401
  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-899B-K84J?cc=1999196&wc=9PM8-FM7%3A268497401%2C268781501

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