about 1781–
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Esther

Esther was born about 1781, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Jones about 1802, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Thomas Jones
Marriage: about 1802
John Jones
Thomas Jones
Thomas Jones

Spouse and Children

about 1802
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    John Jones



    Thomas Jones


World Events (6)


Age 34

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 50

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 62

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

The scriptural name Esther (the name of a Jewish virgin called Hadassah) is from the Persia "sitarah," star, or also fortune, felicity. Hester is another spelling of Esther. Essie is a female name derived from Esther.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Esther Jones in entry for Thomas Jones, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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