Joseph John Summers

Brief Life History of Joseph John

When Joseph John Summers was born in 1872, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Summers, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Knight, was 23. He married Elizabeth Ann Twine on 17 July 1894, in Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Bremhill, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in 1946, at the age of 74.

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Joseph John Summers
Elizabeth Ann Twine
Marriage: 17 July 1894
Arthur John A Twine
James Henry Summers
Ruth Summers
Matilda Summers
George William Summers
Albert Reginald Percy Summers
Joseph Frederick Summers
Bert Summers
Walter Francis Summers
Riley Edgar Mathew Summers

Sources (10)

  • Joseph John Summers in household of George Summers, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph John Summers, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Joseph John Summers in entry for Ruth Summers, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Summer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

English: occupational or topographic name for someone who lived or worked at the house of someone named Somer (see Summer ).

Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a personal name meaning ‘soft, gentle, innocent’, due to confusion with samhradh ‘summer’.

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

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