Emma Robert

about 1732–
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Robert was born about 1732, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Robert, was 23 and her mother, Jannett Evan, was 22. She married John Williams on 7 December 1753, in Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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John Williams
Emma Robert
Marriage: 7 December 1753
William Williams
Ruth Williams

Spouse and Children

7 December 1753
Llangyfelach, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


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World Events (3)


Age 83

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

Age 91

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

Age 99

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, French, German, Dutch, Hungarian (Róbert), etc: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. This is found occasionally in England before the Conquest, but in the main it was introduced into England by the Normans and quickly became popular among all classes of society. The surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emmet Robert, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Emmet Robert, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Emmet Robert, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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