David Jones

about 1788–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Jones was born about 1788, in Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Jones, was 47 and his mother, Mary Harris, was 44.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jones
1743–
Mary Harris
1746–1790
Elizabeth Jones
1768–1851
David Jones
1768–
Mary Jones
1783–
Hannah Jones
1786–
David Jones
1788–
Richard Jones
1769–
Jane Jones
1769–
David Jones
1770–
William Jones
1771–1779
Elizabeth Jones
1773–
William
1773–
William Jones
1775–
Rhees Jones
1775–
John Jones
1775–1776
John
1776–
John Jones
1777–
Mary Jones
1780–
Jane Jones
1782–1875
Charles Jones
1785–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (3)

1815
Age 27
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 35
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 43
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.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

Possible Related Names

John
Joines

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: David Jones - birth: about 1788;

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