Marry Hughes

Brief Life History of Marry

Marry Hughes was born about 1832, in Rhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She married William Thomas on 21 July 1879, in Henllan, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She lived in Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ponkey, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas
1832–
Marry Hughes
1832–
Marriage: 21 July 1879

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  • Marry Hughes in entry for Margnelt Jones, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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World Events (8)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

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 and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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