Sarah Rees

10 February 1744–
Wiston, Pembrokeshire, Wales

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Rees was born on 10 February 1744, in Wiston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, her father, Roger Rees, was 38 and her mother, Mrs Roger Rees, was 36. She had at least 4 daughters with John F Eynon.

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Family Time Line

John F Eynon
1744–1785
Sarah Rees
1744–
Elizabeth Eynon
1782–
Anne Eynon
1784–
Mary Eynon
1786–
Sarah Eynon
1788–

Spouse and Children

Children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(3)

World Events (4)

1815
Age 71
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 87
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.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
Age 95
The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Name Meaning

(1997: 5165;2007: 9608; 2010: 12754)Welsh: variant of Rice .German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees.

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

Possible Related Names

Rice

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Rees, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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