Morgan Lewis

1728–
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Morgan

When Morgan Lewis was born in 1728, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Rowland Lewis, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomas, was 22. He married Jane Evans about 1751. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Lewis
1728–
Jane Evans
1730–
Marriage: 1751
Lewis Lewis
1746–
Margaret Lewis
1749–
Mary Lewis
1749–
William Lewis
1751–
Morgan Lewis
1754–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1751
Codaxton Juxta, Neath, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
children

(5)

    Lewis Lewis

    Male1746–Male

    Margaret Lewis

    Female1749–Female

    Female1749–Female

    Male1751–Male

    Morgan Lewis

    Male1754–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1815

Age 87

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

Age 95

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

Age 103

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

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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