Maria Lewis

27 October 1848–27 August 1898 (Age 49)
Llanfabon, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria

When Maria Lewis was born on 27 October 1848, in Llanfabon, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Lewis, was 39 and her mother, Rachel George, was 36. She married John Lane on 25 December 1865, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Chester St Mary on the Hill, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Blacon, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 27 August 1898, at the age of 49, and was buried in Blacon, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Lane
Maria Lewis
Marriage: 25 December 1865
Louisa Lane
George Lane
William Lane
Elizabeth Lane
Harriet Ann Lane
Rachel Emily Lane
Maria Lane
Amelia Lane
John Lane
Edith Lane
Claudia Lane

Spouse and Children

25 December 1865
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 2

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Lewis in household of Rachel Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Maria Lane in household of John Lane, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Maria Lane in household of John Lane, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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