Thomas Churchill

Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Churchill was born about 1819, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada as the son of Capt. Thomas Churchill. He married Phoebe Shaw in March 1842, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Long Island, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871 and Freeport, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Churchill
Phoebe Shaw
Marriage: March 1842
Thomas William Churchill
Ralph Churchill
Anne Churchill
Ephraim Stanley Churchill
George W Churchill
Gilbert Frank Churchill

Spouse & Children

March 1842
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Capt. Thomas Churchill




World Events (4)


Age 50


Age 52

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 90

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Churchill, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Thomas in entry for Gilbert F. Churchill, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Thomas in entry for Ephraim Churchill, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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