Catherine Rees

22 March 1896–
Swansea, Glam., Wales

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Rees was born on 22 March 1896, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Reese, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Jenkins, was 36. She married John Jones in November 1916. She lived in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Family Time Line

John Jones
Catherine Rees
Marriage: November 1916

Spouse and Children

November 1916

Parents and Siblings



    John H Rees


    Daniel Rees



    Elizabeth Rees



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World Events (8)

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 4

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 44

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

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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Sources (1)

  • Catherine Rees in household of Evan Rees, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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