Sarah Rees

Female10 February 1744–

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Rees was born on 10 February 1744, in Wiston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, her father, Roger Rees, was 39 and her mother, Mrs Roger Rees, was 37. She had at least 4 daughters with John F Eynon.

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John F Eynon
Sarah Rees
Elizabeth Eynon
Anne Eynon
Mary Eynon
Sarah Eynon

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

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Children (4)

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Siblings (3)

World Events (4)


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

Welsh: variant of Rice .

German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees.

German: from a short form of the personal name Andreas .

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

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