William Davis

about 1792–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Davis was born about 1792, in Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Davies, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Hughes, was 25.

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Family Time Line

David Davies
1756–1849
Catherine Hughes
1767–1834
Thomas Davies
1779–1877
Anne
1782–
Esther Davies
1790–
John Davies
1791–
William Davis
1792–
John Davies
1781–
Richard Davies
1782–
Jaen Davies
1784–
Sarah Davies
1784–
Ann Davis
1788–1852
Catherine Davies
1790–
Catherine Davies
1792–
Miss Davies
1794–

Parents and Siblings

    David Davies

    Male1756–1849Male

    Female1767–1834Female

siblings

(13)

    Thomas Davies

    Male1779–1877Male

    John Davies

    Male1781–Male

    Anne

    Female1782–Female

    Richard Davies

    Male1782–Male

    Jaen Davies

    Female1784–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1815

Age 23

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

Age 31

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

Age 39

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

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: William Davis - Published information: birth: about 1792; Wales

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