Mary Reese

2 March 1776–
Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales

The Life of Mary

When Mary Reese was born on 2 March 1776, in Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, her father, John Rees, was 32 and her mother, Mary David, was 33. She married David Davies about 1799, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Davies
Mary Reese
Marriage: about 1799
Elizabeth Davies
Margaret Davies
John Davies

Spouse and Children

about 1799
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales


Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Rees




Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Rees, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Mary Rees, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Mary Rees, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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