Thomas Stead

about 1690–
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Stead was born about 1690, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Stead, was 34 and his mother, Mary Brook, was 25. He married Isabel Simpson on 1 December 1715, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Stead
1690–
Isabel Simpson
1694–
Marriage: 1 December 1715
John Stead
1716–
Mary Stead
1717–
Alice Stead
1718–
Isabel Stead
1720–
Hannah Stead
1722–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1715
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 111

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 118

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire):1. habitational name from Stead in West Yorkshire, or from some other place taking its name from Old English stede ‘estate’, ‘farm’, ‘place’. 2. from Middle English steed ‘stud horse’, ‘stallion’, applied as a nickname to a lusty person or as an occupational name to someone responsible for looking after stallions.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tho. Stead in entry for Mary Stead, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Tho. Stead in entry for Mary Stead, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Tho. Stead in entry for Isabel Stead, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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