Jenkin Williams

January 1785–
Llansamlet, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Jenkin

When Jenkin Williams was born in January 1785, in Llansamlet, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Rees Williams, was 36 and his mother, Alice Jenkins, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Rees Williams
1749–
Alice Jenkins
1753–
Joan Williams
1775–
Thomas Williams
1782–
Alice Williams
1787–1788
William Williams
1792–
Mary Williams
1777–1778
Anne Williams
1781–
Jenkin Williams
1785–
Maud Williams
1786–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1815

Age 30

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

Age 38

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

Age 46

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jenkin William, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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