Thomas Ravenscroft

29 June 1688–1736 (Age 47)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Ravenscroft was born on 29 June 1688, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Ravenscroft, was 43 and his mother, Dyonisia Savage, was 38. He married Elizabeth Hamlin on 11 November 1724, in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1688. He died in 1736, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 48.

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Thomas Ravenscroft
Elizabeth Hamlin
Hannah Worsham
Martha Ravenscraft
Robert Ravenscraft
John Ravenscroft
Hannah Georgianna Margaret Ravenscroft
Thomas Samuel Ravenscroft II
Daughter Ravenscraft mortality

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Name Meaning

(1997: 392;2007: 753; 2010: 970)English: habitational name from Ravenscroft (Cheshire), from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Hræfn (genitive Hræfnes, from Old English hræfn ‘raven’) + Old English croft ‘paddock, smallholding, enclosure’.

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

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  • Thomas Ravenscroft, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Thomas Ravenscroft in entry for Sarah Ravenscroft, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Thomas Ravenscroft in entry for Thomas Ravenscroft, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"

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