Dorothy Jones

10 June 1733–
Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Jones was christened on 10 June 1733, in Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Jones, was 21 and her mother, Margery Hersham, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Edward Jones
1712–1790
Margery Hersham
1711–
Dorothy Jones
1733–
Marjery Jones
1762–
Mary Jones
1769–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1712–1790Male

    Margery Hersham

    Female1711–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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

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 and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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