When Mephibosheth Close was born on 2 April 1842, in Eccleshill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Close, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Powell, was 22. He married Louisa Thornton on 7 February 1866, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851.
English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, such as a courtyard set back from the main street or a farmyard, from Middle English clos(e) (Old French clos, from Late Latin clausum, past participle of claudere ‘to close’). Possibly also a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in such a place.
English: from Middle English clos(e) ‘secret’, applied as a nickname for a reserved or secretive person.
Dutch: variant of Cloos .
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