Thomas Smiles

27 May 1764–
Long Newton, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Smiles was christened on 27 May 1764, in Long Newton, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Nicholas Smailes, was 26 and his mother, Frances Hall, was 22. He married Mary Thomson on 8 October 1798, in Barnard Castle, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Smiles
1764–
Mary Thomson
1765–
Marriage: 8 October 1798
Richard Smales
1785–
Elizabeth Smailes
1786–
Richard Smailes
1788–
Thomas Smailes
1789–
Robert Smailes
1791–
William Smales
1793–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1798
Barnard Castle, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Richard Smales

    Male1785–Male

    Elizabeth Smailes

    Female1786–Female

    Richard Smailes

    Male1788–Male

    Thomas Smailes

    Male1789–Male

    Robert Smailes

    Male1791–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from Small .2 English: possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a rabbit warren, from the plural of Middle English smyle ‘burrow’ (Old English smygels).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Smailes in entry for Richard Smailes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Smales in entry for Richard Smales, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Smailes in entry for Elizabeth Smailes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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