David Twigg

1748–3 January 1825 (Age 77)
Roch, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Twigg was born in 1748, in Roch, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Mr. Twigg, was 25 and his mother, Martha Howell, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Martha John. He died on 3 January 1825, in his hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Roch, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

David Twigg
1748–1825
Martha John
1754–1826
Thomas Twigg
1770–1855
Elizabeth Twigg
1778–
Ann Twigg
–1762
Mary Twigg
1784–1856
William Twigg
1793–1823

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World Events (2)

1815

Age 67

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

Age 75

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): nickname for a thin person, from Middle English twigge ‘twig’, ‘shoot’. Since the word occurs only late in the Old English period and was initially confined to northern dialects, it may be a borrowing from Old Norse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Twigg, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • David Twigg, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • David Twigg, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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