Ann Davis

31 January 1779–
Llandeilo-talybont, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Davis was born on 31 January 1779, in Llandeilo-talybont, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William David, was 19 and her mother, Ann David, was 15. She married Thomas Davies in 1795, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Davies
1776–1828
Ann Davis
1779–
Marriage: 1795
Ann Davies
1795–1796
Anthony Davies
1795–
Mary Davies
1797–1797
Susanna Davies
1803–
John Davies
1805–
Ann Davies
1807–
William Davis
1809–
Elizabeth Davies
1815–
Thomas Davies
1815–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1795Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (6)

    1815
    Age 36
    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 52
    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 64
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

    Possible Related Names

    David
    Davies
    Daves

    Sources (4)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Ann David - Church record: birth-name: Ann David
    • Ann David, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
    • Ann in entry for Susanna Davies, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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