Thomas Downs

23 February 1729–1778
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Downs was christened on 23 February 1729, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Downs, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Pitman, was 26. He married Phebe Lord before 12 February 1755, in South Berwick, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1778, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Downs
1729–1778
Phebe Lord
1725–1778
Marriage: before 12 February 1755
Mehitable Downs
Mercy Downs
Noah Downs

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 12 February 1755
South Berwick, York, Maine, United States
children

(3)

    Mehitable Downs

    FemaleFemale

    Mercy Downs

    FemaleFemale

    Noah Downs

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

New Hampshire is 9th state.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2. 2. variant (plural) of Down .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Thos Downs in entry for Benjamin Downs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thos Downs in entry for Joseph Downs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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