William Williams

1826–
Harlech, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Williams was born in 1826, in Harlech, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Margaret Rowland Eames on 27 January 1849, in Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Talyllyn, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881 and Llanddwywe-is-y-graig, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

William Williams
1826–
Margaret Rowland Eames
1829–
Marriage: 27 January 1849
Catherine Williams
1850–
Mary Williams
1851–
Jane Williams
1853–
John W. Williams
1855–
Margaret Williams
1858–
William John Williams
1860–
David E. Williams
1863–
Elizabeth Ellen Williams
1865–
Sarah Anne Williams
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1849
Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Catherine Williams

    Female1850–Female

    Mary Williams

    Female1851–Female

    Jane Williams

    Female1853–Female

    John W. Williams

    Male1855–Male

    Margaret Williams

    Female1858–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 5

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.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 41

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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