Thomas Eden

28 December 1644–1713 (Age 68)
Wardington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Eden was born on 28 December 1644, in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Eden, was 34 and his mother, Mary Wise, was 24. He married Elizabeth Owberry about 1667. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1713, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eden
1644–1713
Elizabeth Owberry
1647–1709
Marriage: about 1667
Edward Eden
1668–1744
Tho Eden
1675–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1667
children

(2)

    Male1668–1744Male

    Tho Eden

    Male1675–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Eden

    Male1610–1687Male

    Female1620–1678Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary Williams

    Female1642–1642Female

    Mary Williams

    Female1643–Female

    Male1644–1713Male

    Elizabeth Eden

    Female1647–Female

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Edun, Old English Ēadhūn, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘wealth’ + hūn ‘bear-cub’.2 English: habitational name from Castle Eden or Eden Burn in County Durham, both of which derive from a British river name perhaps meaning ‘water’, recorded by the Greek geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century ad in the form Ituna.3 German: habitational name any of several places, mainly in Bavaria and Austria, so named from Middle High German oede ‘wasteland’ + the dative suffix -n.

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

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