John Williams

1781–
Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Williams was born in 1781, in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Catherine Williams about 1806, in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John Williams
1781–
Catherine Williams
1785–
Marriage: about 1806
Mary Williams
1808–1861

Spouse and Children

Children

(1)

World Events (6)

1815
Age 34
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 50
Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
1843
Age 62
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

William
Willems
Iams
McWilliams
Pulliam
Wiliams
Willams

Sources (1)

  • John Williams in entry for Mary Williams, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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