Jennet Edwards

about 1738–
Penderyn, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Jennet

Jennet Edwards was born about 1738, in Penderyn, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She married Mr. Lewis Jones , aka last name John on 13 September 1789, in Llanhamlach, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Mr. Lewis Jones , aka last name John
Jennet Edwards
Marriage: 13 September 1789

Spouse and Children

13 September 1789
Llanhamlach, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

World Events (3)


Age 77

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

Age 85

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

Age 93

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

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jennet Edwards, "Wales Marriages, 1541-1900"

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