Thomas Tunstall

25 May 1736–30 August 1787 (Age 51)
King and Queen, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Tunstall was born on 25 May 1736, in King and Queen, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Richard Tunstall, was 35 and his mother, Ann Hill, was 28. He married Ruth Vicory in 1757, in Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 30 August 1787, in Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 51.

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Thomas Tunstall
Ruth Vicory
Marriage: 1757
Rachel Tunstall
Thomas Tunstall
John Tunstall
Rebecca Tunstall
Elizabeth Tunstall
Mary Tunstall
Edmund Vickery Tunstall
William J. Tunstall

Spouse and Children

Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


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World Events (4)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 22

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 39

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly in Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Lancashire, North and East Yorkshire, County Durham, Humberside, Kent, Norfolk, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Suffolk, so named from an Old English tūn-st(e)all ‘site of a farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • U.S., Selected Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880
  • Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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