William Thistlethwaite

1677–1766 (Age 89)
Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Thistlethwaite was born on 10 March 1677, in Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Thistlethwaite, was 55 and his mother, Margaret Harker, was 42. He married Alice Mason on 3 August 1705, in Westmorland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 July 1766, in his hometown, at the age of 89, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Thistlethwaite
1677–1766
Alice Mason
1682–1750
Marriage: 3 August 1705
Richard Thistlethwaite
1706–1793
James Thistlethwaite
1708–1786
Margaret Thistlethwaite
1710–1789
John Thistlethwaite
1712–1800
Anthony Thistlethwaite
1714–1737
Isabel Thistlethwaite
1717–1776
Anne Thistlethwaite
1720–1772
Thomas Thistlethwaite
1723–1786
Timothy Thistlethwaite
1725–1766

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 August 1705
Westmorland, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm Thistlethwaite in entry for John Thistlethwaite, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Willyam Thistlethwayte, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Thistlethwaite in entry for Margaret Thistkethwaite, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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