Sarah Griffith

about 1810–
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Griffith was born about 1810, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Griffith Griffith, was 35 and her mother, Catherine Rees, was 31. She married Henry Lewis on 5 May 1827, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lewis
Sarah Griffith
about 1810–
Marriage: 5 May 1827
Diana Lewis
John Lewis
Mary Lewis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1827Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    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 21
    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.
    Age 33
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (Carmarthenshire and western England): from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief, lord’.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (6)

    • Sarah in entry for Diana Lewis, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
    • Sarah Griffiths, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
    • Sarah Lewis in entry for Diana Lewis, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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