William Meredith

1795–1850 (Age 55)
Saint Harmon, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Meredith was born on 3 June 1795, his father, Edward Meredith, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Price, was 53. He married Mary Williams in 1817, in Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Llanwenarth Ultra, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 7 December 1850, in Paris, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Union Grove, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Meredith
1795–1850
Mary Williams
1794–1857
Marriage: 1817
William Meredith
1826–
Evan Meredith
1831–1861
Edward Meredith
1834–1883
Elizabeth Meredith
1836–1876
Mary E. Meridith
1838–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1817
Wales, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Meredith, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Meredith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Meredith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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