Moses Williams

about 1774–
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Moses

Moses Williams was born about 1774, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Catharine Jones on 6 October 1799, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Moses Williams
1774–
Catharine Jones
1777–
Marriage: 6 October 1799

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1799
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1815

Age 41

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

Age 49

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 57

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 (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Moses William in entry for John William, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Moses William in entry for Elizabeth William, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Moses William, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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