Thomas Lee

1834–

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Lee was born in 1834 as the son of James Blackburn. He married Hannah Bellhouse on 6 April 1855, in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Lee
1834–
Hannah Bellhouse
1835–1807
Marriage: 6 April 1855

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1855
Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    James Blackburn

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siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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  • Thomas Lee, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Thomas Lee, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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