Thomas Francis Birch

about 1844–30 October 1919 (Age 75)
Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England

The Life Summary of Thomas Francis

When Thomas Francis Birch was born about 1844, in Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, his father, Benjamin Birch, was 33 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Robinson, was 30. He married Sarah Boot on 18 October 1866, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 30 October 1919, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Francis Birch
1844–1919
Sarah Boot
1840–1908
Marriage: 18 October 1866
Sarah Ann Birch
1867–1934
Joseph Shiblon Birch
1869–1869
Thomas Francis Birch
1870–1945
Lewis Frederick Birch
1873–1935
Arthur Monroe Birch
1876–1940
Lula A Birch
1878–1878
Viola Irene Birch
1879–1954
Cora Esther Birch
1880–1946
Amasa Benjamin Birch
1882–1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1866Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Tuilla, Utah Territory, United States 1852: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1876
    Age 32
    Historical Boundaries 1876: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1879: Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Cassia, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from an ancient Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce, byrce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk). In some cases the German and English name may be derived from any of the places called with this word, such as Birch in Aargau (see Birke ) or Birch in Essex. In Swedish, the name is in many instances ornamental.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Birke
    Britch
    Burkin
    Burch
    Birk
    Burks

    Story Highlight

    History of Thomas Francis Birch

    History of Thomas Francis Birch by Raymond F. Burch My grandfather, Thomas Francis Birch, was born in Beverlee, Nottinghamshire, England, 14 March 1844, second child of Benjamin Birch and Ann Robinson …

    Sources (36)

    • Thomas F Birch in household of Bengeman Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thomas F. Birch in entry for Cora Esther Birch Higley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Thomas Birch in household of Benjamin Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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