John Williams

1781–
Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life 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

MARRIAGE
about 1806
Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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

Sources (1)

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

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