Solomon Roberts

19 April 1770–1854
Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Roberts was christened on 19 April 1770, in Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Rhys Roberts, was 18 and his mother, Elizabeth Roberts, was 21. He married Anne Evans on 24 October 1800, in Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1854, in his hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Roberts
1770–1854
Anne Evans
1777–1844
Marriage: 24 October 1800
David Roberts
1802–
John Roberts
1819–
Robert Roberts
1805–
Ellin Roberts
1808–
Catherine Roberts
1810–1811

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 October 1800
Clynnog-fawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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World Events (4)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

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.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Solomon Robert, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Solomon Roberts, "Wales, Caernarvonshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"- Marriage

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