John Edwards

15 June 1826–
Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Edwards was born on 15 June 1826, in Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Robert Edwards. He married Eleanor Charlotte Waylett on 15 February 1850, in St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Abergele, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861.

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John Edwards
Eleanor Charlotte Waylett
Marriage: 15 February 1850
Emily D. A. Edwards
John E. Edwards
Leah Matilda Edwards
Eleanor M. Edwards
William O. Edwards

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 5
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.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
Age 41
The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (11)

  • John Edwards, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Edwards, "Wales, Denbighshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • John Edwards, "Wales, Marriage Bonds, 1650-1900"

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