David Thomas Richards

26 January 1798–
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David Thomas

When David Thomas Richards was born on 26 January 1798, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Thomas, was 28 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 29. He married Catherine Jones in 1822, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas Richards
1798–
Catherine Jones
1806–
Marriage: 1822
William Richards
1827–
Richard Richards
1847–
David Richards
1831–
Mary Richards
1835–
Elizabeth Richards
1837–
David Richards
1839–
John Richards
1839–
Daniel Richards
1841–
Griffith Richards
1842–
Griffith Richards
1844–1844

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1822
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    William Richards

    Male1827–Male

    David Richards

    Male1831–Male

    Mary Richards

    Female1835–Female

    Elizabeth Richards

    Female1837–Female

    David Richards

    Male1839–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1815

Age 17

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

Age 25

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 32

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

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David Richards History

David Richards was born Jan. 26, 1798, in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, to Richart and Mary Williams Thomas. By 1822 David had married Jane James, and they were living in Penydarren, Wales, with their fir …

Sources (3)

  • David Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • David Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • David Richard in entry for Anne Richard, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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