Sarah Rees

23 November 1737–
Llanrhidian, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Rees was christened on 23 November 1737, in Llanrhidian, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Rees, was 25 and her mother, Jane Thomas, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rees
1712–
Jane Thomas
1714–
Sarah Rees
1737–
Prudence Rees
1746–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant spelling of Reese .2 German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees3 German: short form of Andreas .

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

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