Rev. Thomas Jenner

1573–
England

The Life of Rev. Thomas

Rev. Thomas Jenner was born in 1573, in England. He married Elizabeth Goringe before 1601, in England. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Rev. Thomas Jenner
1573–
Elizabeth Goringe
1582–
Marriage: before 1601
Rev Thomas Jenner II
1601–1686

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1601
England
children

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World Events (5)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 12

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 14

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 47

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Kent and Sussex): occupational name for a designer or engineer, from a Middle English reduced form of Old French engineor ‘contriver’ (a derivative of engaigne ‘cunning’, ‘ingenuity’, ‘stratagem’, ‘device’). Engineers in the Middle Ages were primarily designers and builders of military machines, although in peacetime they might turn their hands to architecture and other more pacific functions.2 German: from the Latin personal name Januarius ( see January 1). Jänner is a South German word for ‘January’, and so it is possible that this is one of the surnames acquired from words denoting months of the year, for example by converts who had been baptized in that month, people who were born or baptized in that month, or people whose taxes were due in January.

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

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