Bessie Jones

1877–
Cadoxton Juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Jones was born in 1877, in Cadoxton Juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her mother, Mary Bromham, was 27 and her father, Thomas Jones, was 31. She lived in Dyffryn Clydach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Mary Bromham
1850–
Thomas Jones
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    Mary Bromham

    Female1850–Female

    Thomas Jones

    Male1846–Male

World Events (8)

1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 13

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.
1908

Age 31

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Bessie Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Bessie Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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