Joseph Tearle

1803–
Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, England

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Tearle was born in 1803, in Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, England, his father, Richard Tearle, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Bodsworth, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Maria Milward.

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Joseph Tearle
1803–
Maria Milward
1811–
William Tearle
1826–
Jane Tearle
1838–
Ann Tearle
1829–
Abel Tearle
1833–
Joseph Tearle
1835–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

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Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Serlo, Germanic Sarilo, Serilo. This was probably originally a byname cognate with Old Norse Sorli, and akin to Old English searu ‘armor’, meaning perhaps ‘defender’, ‘protector’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Tearl in entry for Joseph Tearl, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Joseph Tearle in entry for Abel Tearle, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Joseph Tearl in entry for Joseph Tearl, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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