Johanah Owen

Femaleabout 1801–

Brief Life History of Johanah

When Johanah Owen was born about 1801, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Owen, was 32 and her mother, Jane Davies, was 28. She married David William about 1820, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

David William
1799–
Johanah Owen
1801–
Marriage: about 1820
Thomas William
1821–
David William
1822–
Matthew William
1824–
Mary William
1827–
John William
1829–

Sources (4)

  • Johannah William in entry for Thomas William, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Johanah William in entry for Thomas William, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Johanah Owen in entry for Thomas William, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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  • Marriage
    about 1820Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1815

    Age 14

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

    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

    Age 30

    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.

    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

    Age 38

    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.

    Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

    Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .

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

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