Myrtha ferch Owain

about 1390–
Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Myrtha ferch

When Myrtha ferch Owain was born about 1390, in Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Owain ap Maredudd, was 40 and her mother, Mayra ferch Morgan, was 25. She married John ap Jeffrey in 1405, in Felin Fach, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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John ap Jeffrey
Myrtha ferch Owain
Marriage: 1405
Margaret Verch John
Miss ferch Gruffudd
Jeffrey ap John

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Felin Fach, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom


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Name Meaning

1 Northern English: occupational name for a servant or attendant, from the Middle English word swein ‘servant’ or Old Norse sveinn ‘boy’, ‘servant’. In Old Norse this word is also found as a personal name in the form Sveinn; so in some cases the origin may be patronymic.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McSwain .

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

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