William Davies

5 March 1865–1 March 1908 (Age 42)
Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Davies was born on 5 March 1865, in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Davies, was 40 and his mother, Mary Catherine Edwards, was 40. He married Margaret Jane Bevan on 16 December 1890, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Brynmawr, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901 and Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 1 March 1908, in Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

William Davies
Margaret Jane Bevan
Marriage: 16 December 1890
Annie Blodwen Davies
Elizabeth Olwen Davies
William I Davies
Wyndam Francis Davies
Ernest Davies
Mabel Sophia Davies
Hilda Maud Gwendoline Davies
Winifred May Davies

Spouse and Children

16 December 1890
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom



    Ernest Davies


    Elizabeth Olwen Davies


    William I Davies



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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 2

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 25

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Davies in household of Evan Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • William Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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