Benjamin Jeremy

Maleabout 1810–

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Jeremy was born about 1810, in Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Jeremy, was 44 and his mother, Mary Jones, was 51.

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John Jeremy
Mary Jones
John Jeremy
William Jeremy
Benjamin Jeremy
Catherine Jeremy
Evan Jeremy
David Jeremy
Thomas Jeremy
Ann Jeremy
Sarah Jeremy
Benjamin Jeremy

Sources (2)

  • Benjamin Jeremy, "Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages, 1837-1922"
  • Benjamin Jeremy, "Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 21

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.


Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh (southern): from the Middle English personal name Jeremy, from a French form of Jeremias, a Latinization of the Greek form of the Hebrew name rendered Jeremiah in England and Wales.

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

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