Simeon Thomas

28 September 1758–6 September 1844 (Age 85)
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Thomas was born on 28 September 1758, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Thomas, was 39 and his mother, Mehitable Barrows, was 38. He married Mercy Cobb on 5 February 1792, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 September 1844, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Thomas
1758–1844
Mercy Cobb
1769–1844
Marriage: 5 February 1792
Binney Thomas
1792–1837
Mehitable Thomas
1796–1845
Hosea Cobb Thomas
1798–
Lucy Thomas
1801–1845
Mercy C. Thomas
1804–1838

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1792
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Male1792–1837Male

    Mehitable Thomas

    Female1796–1845Female

    Hosea Cobb Thomas

    Male1798–Male

    Lucy Thomas

    Female1801–1845Female

    Female1804–1838Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 18

"At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simeon Thomas and Mercy Cobb, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Simeon Thomas and Mary (Mercy) Cobb, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Simeon Thomas and Mercy Cobb, Marriage Notice "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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