Gwen Williams

about 1851–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Gwen

When Gwen Williams was born about 1851, in Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Williams, was 30 and her mother, Mary Evans, was 29. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Edward Williams
1821–1859
Mary Evans
1822–1889
Thomas Williams
1849–1926
Gwen Williams
1851–
Sallie Williams
1852–
Retta Williams
1856–
James Williams
1859–1910
Evan Williams
1850–1922
Alfred Williams
1854–1930
William Williams
1856–1927

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World Events (3)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
Age 16
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.
1884
Age 33
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
Age 57
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

(1997: 452360;2007: 1093522; 2010: 1625252)English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

Possible Related Names

Wiliams
Willams
Willimas
William
Pulliam
Willaims

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