John Griffiths Shone

10 May 1827–1855 (Age 27)
Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Griffiths

When John Griffiths Shone was born on 10 May 1827, in Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Shone, was 24 and his mother, Mary Griffith, was 29. He lived in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in 1855, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, at the age of 28.

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James Shone
Mary Griffith
John Shone
Joseph Shone
John Griffiths Shone
Martha Shone
Joseph Griffiths Shone
Robert Shone

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World Events (5)

Age 3
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 4
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.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
Age 12
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.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Siôn ( see John ), a later formation than Evan , which is likewise from Latin Johannes.

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

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  • John Shone in household of James Shone, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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