3 September 1756–
Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John was christened on 3 September 1756, in Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Thorne III, was 39 and his mother, Mrs. Mary Thorne, was 29.

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Robert Thorne III
Mrs. Mary Thorne

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1801 · The Act of Union

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Name Meaning

Greek: From the scriptural name Y'hohhanán, which has been translated as "the Lord gave graciously," "whom Jehovah gave," and "whom Jehovah bestowed." Eoin and Iain are Gaelic forms. Jahana and Jan are Anglo-Norman forms. Jean and Jane are female names derived from the French name Jeanne, from root of John. Nicknames are Jenny and Jinny. Johnina is a female name formed from John. Johanna and Joan are female names from John. Jehane is the Anglo-Norman form of Joan. Jone is another spelling. Sine is a Gaelic form of Jane. Janet is a diminutive of Jane. Deònaid is a Gaelic form. Jonet is a Scottish form of Janet. Jessie is a Scottish name used for Janet. Jessica is a female name derived from Jessie. Segnaid and Seonaid are Gaelic forms of Janet.

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  • John Thornton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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