Anne Harris

about 1785–
Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 1806Narberth,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

    Harry
    Henry
    Fitzharris
    Harries
    Harriss
    Parry
    Perry

    Sources (2)

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

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