Thomas Halsey

5 December 1764–8 January 1835 (Age 70)
Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Halsey was born on 5 December 1764, in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Halsey, was 2 and his mother, Rose Hall, was 24. He married Sarah Lawrence on 25 March 1788, in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 8 January 1835, in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Thomas Halsey
Sarah Lawrence
Marriage: 25 March 1788
Sarah Halsey
Elizabeth Halsey
Mary Halsey
Joseph Halsey

Spouse and Children

25 March 1788
Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 37

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 51

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 59

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. The surname is common in London, and may be derived from Alsa (formerly Assey) in Stanstead Mountfitchet, Essex (recorded as Alsiesheye in 1268 ). Another possible source is Halsway in Somerset, named from Old English hals ‘neck’ + weg ‘way’, ‘road’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thos Halsey in entry for Elizabeth Halsey, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • Thomas Allsey, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Thos Halsey in entry for Joseph Halsey, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"

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