Jane Davies

2 March 1862–
Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Davies was born on 2 March 1862, her father, William Davies, was 23 and her mother, Amelia Evans, was 21. She lived in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Jane Davies
Sophia Davies

Spouse and Children


    Sophia Davies


Parents and Siblings

    William Davies


    Amelia Evans




    Sophia Davies



    Sarah Davies


    Mary Davies


World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 5

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 38

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jane Davies in household of William Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Jane Davies, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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