Elizabeth William

13 March 1719–
Penderyn, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth William was christened on 13 March 1719, in Penderyn, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the daughter of John William.

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Family Time Line

John William
1690–
John William
1713–
Elizabeth William
1719–
Elizabeth William
1724–
Hester William
1724–
William William
1725–
Mary William
1726–
Morgan William
1730–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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

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

German: From the Old German name Wilhelm or Willihelm, which comes from "weil-helm," protector of rest, defender of tranquility, or from "vil-helm," strong protector. Nicknames are Will, Willy, Bill, Billy. Mailliw, which is found as a female name, is said to be William spelled backwards. Gwilym, Gwyllim, Gwyllym are Welsh forms of the name. Uilleam is the Gaelic form of William. Gulielma is a female name derived from Gulielmus, the Latin form of William. Elma is a female name abbreviated from Gulielma, a feminine formed from Gulielmus, from the root of William. Wilhelmina is a female name derived from the German name Wilhelmine, from Wilhelm, from which comes William. Mina is a female name abbreviated from Wilhelmina, or from the English form Williamina. Minella is a diminutive of Mina. Williamina is a female name corrupted from the name Wilhelmina, or formed from William. Wilmett is a diminutive formed from William. Willmet, Willement, Wilmont, Wilmot, and Wilmenta are female names derived from Wilmet. Uilemhin and Utlemhin are Gaelic forms of Wilhelmina.

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  • Elizabeth William, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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