When Margaret Thomas was born on 25 September 1816, her father, John Thomas, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Blackmore, was 25. She married David Davies on 19 January 1837. She lived in Llanllawddog, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841.
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.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.
Possible Related Names
Margaret Thomas in household of John Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
Margaret Thomas, "Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
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