Margaret Powell

10 May 1729–
Brecon, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Powell was christened on 10 May 1729, in Brecon, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the daughter of Llewellin Powell.

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Llewellin Powell
Margaret Powell
1729–
Mary Powell
1731–
Catherine Powell
1733–

Parents and Siblings

    Llewellin Powell

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siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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

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

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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