Edward Williams

1796–
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Williams was born in 1796, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Williams, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Lewis, was 24.

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Family Time Line

David Williams
1765–
Margaret Lewis
1772–
John Williams
1793–1865
Edward Williams
1796–
Elizabeth Williams
1798–
Anne Williams
1800–
Benjamin Williams
1802–
Sarah Williams
1804–
Margaret Williams
1806–

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 19

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 27

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 35

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

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

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