Banjamin Jones

Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Banjamin

When Banjamin Jones was born in 1717, in Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Jones, was 37 and his mother, Lettice Thomas, was 34. He married Elizabeth Phillips on 14 March 1745, in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Banjamin Jones
Elizabeth Phillips
Marriage: 14 March 1745
Jenkin Jones
Henry Jones
Thomas Jones
Jenkin Jones

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14 March 1745
Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (2)


Age 98

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 114

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.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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