William Davies

about 1733–
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Davies was born about 1733, in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Catherine Bevan on 14 August 1756.

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William Davies
1733–
Catherine Bevan
1737–
Marriage: 14 August 1756

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 August 1756
Llanelly, Carmarthen, Wales

World Events (3)

1815

Age 82

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

Age 90

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

Age 98

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

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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