David Jones

1788– (Age NaN)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Jones was born in 1788, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Jones, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Thomas, was 32. He married Ann Rees on 2 February 1813, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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David Jones
Ann Rees
Ann Jones
William Jones

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World Events (3)


Age 27

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

Age 35

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

Age 43

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

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)

  • David in entry for William Jones, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • David Jones, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • David Jones, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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