Sarah Griffith

about 1810–
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life 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
Marriage: 5 May 1827
Diana Lewis
John Lewis
Mary Lewis

Spouse and Children

    Henry Lewis



5 May 1827
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    Diana Lewis


    John Lewis


    Mary Lewis


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: 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 (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Diana Lewis, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • Sarah in entry for John Lewis, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • Sarah in entry for Mary Williams, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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