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Thomas Henry Ismay (1837 - 1899)

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Thomas Henry Ismay
Born in Maryport, Cumberland, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wirral, Cheshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Apr 2016
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Thomas Henry Ismay, born in 1837, was the son of Joseph and Mary Ismay.[1] He married Margaret Bruce in 1859.[2]

Ismay was the founder of the White Star Line. He served as its president from 1863 until 1899.[3]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 April 2016), Thomas Henry Ismay, 02 Feb 1837; citing MARYPORT,CUMBERLAND,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 90,644, 90,645.
  2. "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 April 2016), Thomas Henry Ismay and Margaret Bruce, 04 Apr 1859; citing Cheshire, England, item 1, Cheshire Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm 1,885,411.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Thomas Henry Ismay," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed April 19, 2016).e
  • "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 April 2016), Thomas Henry Ismay, 1899; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, Wirral, Cheshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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