William Thomas

1755–
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Thomas was born in 1755, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Thomas, was 27 and his mother, Margaret David, was 32. He married Blanch John on 31 January 1778, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas
1755–
Blanch John
1757–
Marriage: 31 January 1778
William Thomas
1779–
Blanch Thomas
1780–
Blanch Thomas
1780–
Lewis Thomas
1783–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1778
Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
children

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siblings

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World Events (5)

1815

Age 60

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

Age 68

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

Age 76

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

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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