Thomas Broome Sr

2 September 1686–1749 (Age 62)
Calvert, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Broome Sr was born on 2 September 1686, in Calvert, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, John Broome IV, was 30 and his mother, Winifred Margaret Jones, was 37. He married Elizabeth Coley on 27 April 1712, in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1749, in Marple MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America.

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Thomas Broome Sr
Elizabeth Coley
Marriage: 27 April 1712
Katherine Broome
Margaret Broome
Daniel Broome
Thomas Broom Jr
Susannah Broome
William Broome

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1712Christ Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 3613;2007: 7451; 2010: 10133)English: habitational name from any of various places called Broom(e) or Brome, from Old English brōm ‘broom, gorse’. There are such places in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Norfolk, Shropshire, Suffolk, Worcestershire, and elsewhere.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Thomas Broom in entry for Mary Broom, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Thomas Broome, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Family Data Collection-Individual

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