James Rees

Maleabout 1845–

Brief Life History of James

James Rees was born about 1845, in Llanarth, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Rees Rees. He married Elinor Jones on 28 January 1870, in Llanfihangel-ar-arth, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Llanfihangel-ar-arth, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881 and Llanfihangel Gelynrod, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891.

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James Rees
Elinor Jones
Marriage: 28 January 1870
Mary Rees
Daniel Rees
Daniel Rees
Rees Rees
Rachel Rees

Sources (6)

  • James Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Rees, "Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • James Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1870Llanfihangel-ar-arth, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

    Age 5

    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

    Age 22

    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.


    Age 39

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Rice .

    German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees.

    German: from a short form of the personal name Andreas .

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

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