Thomas Thistlethwaite

1724–
Dent,York,England

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Thistlethwaite was christened on 12 January 1724, his father, John Thistlethwaite, was 42 and his mother, Mary Nelson, was 40.

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Family Time Line

John Thistlethwaite
1682–1746
Mary Nelson
1683–1729
Ann Thistlethwaite
1706–
Ann Thislethwaite
1706–1735
Agnes Thistlethwaite
1710–
Elizabeth Thistlethwaite
1720–1794
Timothy Thistlethwaite
1708–
Thomas Thistlethwaite
1712–1722
Mary Thistlethwaite
1714–
John Thistlethwaite
1717–1718
Barbara Thistlethwaite
1722–
Thomas Thistlethwaite
1724–

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Thistlethwaite, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Thistlethwaite - Church record: Christening record or certificate: christening: 12 January 1725; Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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