William Lewis

1751–Male
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lewis was born on 9 June 1751, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Morgan Lewis, was 23 and his mother, Jane Evans, was 21. He married Elizabeth Grey in 1774, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Lewis
1751–
Elizabeth Grey
1753–
Marriage: 1774
Catherine Lewis
1774–
David Lewis
1775–
Lewis Lewis
1779–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1774
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Lewis Lewis

    Male1746–Male

    Margaret Lewis

    Female1749–Female

    Female1749–Female

    Male1751–Male

    Morgan Lewis

    Male1754–Male

World Events (4)

1815

Age 64

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 80

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 92

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to William.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.