Thomas S. Arey

1 May 1839–
Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas S.

When Thomas S. Arey was born on 1 May 1839, in Orleans, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Oliver Arey, was 26 and his mother, Mercy Smith Snow, was 25. He married Lucinda M. Mayo on 11 July 1865, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States in 1880.

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Thomas S. Arey
Lucinda M. Mayo
Marriage: 11 July 1865
Dora F. Arey
Linda T. Arey
Bertha M. Arey

Spouse and Children

11 July 1865
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States


    Dora F. Arey


    Linda T. Arey



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Airey .2 variant of Avery .3 Respelling of German Erich or, in some cases, Ihrig .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas A Arey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas L Arey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas in entry for Linda T. Arey, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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