William Lewis

3 September 1769–
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lewis was born on 3 September 1769, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Lewis, was 31 and his mother, Martha Llewellyn, was 28. He married Wenllian Thomas on 27 November 1792, in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William Lewis
Wenllian Thomas
Marriage: 27 November 1792
William Lewis

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27 November 1792
Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    William Lewis


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World Events (6)


Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 54

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 61

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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