687Re: Thomas family names
- Jun 14 11:10 AMHello Rob,
Thanks for the info on the Thomas name. All facts help when up
against the brick wall. It's interesting perhaps that these girls
may well have been sisters and descended from the single male Thomas
in the 1814 census but there are still no males to carry on the
name. Evan Thomas, my GG Grandfather was born c1822 according to his
death record on the island but no record of birth. Where did the
Thomas name come from? How did it become so common a name on the
island today when there don't seem to be many records of male
Thomases born on the island before mid 1800? It's a great mystery and
a huge brick wall.
--- In email@example.com, "Rob Hamilton"
>to all those chasing the Thomas family history. This is information
> Just some random facts of information which may be of some interest
that I have uncovered in my search for Hamilton family history from
St Helena to Melbourne Australia.
>1683---20/9/1747 born St Helena.
> Sutton Isaac 9/9/1689-- 24/5/1738 born St Helena. Married Penelope
> Child from this union.1723---? Born England.
> Sutton Isaac 1716-13/8/1798 born St Helena. Married Ann Sutton
> Child from this union.born in England.
> George Isaac 1762--? Born England married Susanna Short 1773-1835
> Child from this union.Thomas 1803 England.
> James Isaack 22/7/1799----24/12/1884 born England married Harriet
>on St Helena.
> Claire Thomas married George Seale 13 August 1832
> Mary Thomas married John William Seale 6 September 1834.
> Sarah Thomas married John Seale
> The three Thomas girls mentioned above I believe were all married
> I hope this information is of some interest , and is not merely aduplication of known facts.
>Hamilton family I would be most appreciative of their assistance.
> If any reader has any snippets of information regarding the
> Regards to all.
> Rob Hamilton, Melbourne Australia.
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