Mary Thurston

about 1677–
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thurston was born about 1677, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Thurston, was 42 and her mother, Mary, was 31.

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John Easing
Mary Thurston

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    Joseph Thurston





    John Thurston


    Thomas Thurston



Name Meaning

English:1. from a medieval personal name, Old Norse þórsteinn, composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + steinn ‘stone’, ‘rock’, hence ‘altar of Thor’ or perhaps ‘hammer of Thor’. 2. habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name þóri ( see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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