Anne Harris

about 1785–
Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

Anne Harris was born about 1785, in Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Page on 2 January 1806.

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Thomas Page
1786–
Anne Harris
1785–
Marriage: 2 January 1806

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1806
Narberth,Pembroke,Wales

World Events (3)

1815

Age 30

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

Age 38

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

Age 46

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

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Anne Harries, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Anne Harries, "Wales Marriages, 1541-1900"

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