Roger Williams

23 February 1790–
Rhos,Fm,Pwllwrach,Talgarth.

The Life of Roger

When Roger Williams was born on 23 February 1790, his father, William Williams, was 27 and his mother, Esther Williams, was 28.

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Family Time Line

William Williams
1763–1791
Esther Williams
1762–1850
Lavinia Williams
1783–1875
Elizabeth. Williams
1785–
William Williams
1787–
Roger Williams
1790–
Thomas Williams
1791–

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World Events (6)

1815

Age 25

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 33

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

Age 41

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 (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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