Henry Rees

about 1839–
Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Rees was born about 1839, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Rees, was 42 and his mother, Ann Llewellyn, was 52.

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John Rees
Ann Llewellyn
Ann Rees
John Rees
John Rees
Henry Rees

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1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 0

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.

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Age 45

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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