Morgan Parry

17 November 1771–
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Morgan

When Morgan Parry was christened on 17 November 1771, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Harry Parry, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Llewellin, was 32. He married Ann (David) Parry about 1798, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Parry
Ann (David) Parry
Marriage: 1798
Sibyl Parry
Evan Parry
Morgan Parry
Thomas Parry
Ann (Thomas) Parry

Spouse and Children

Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    Sibyl Parry


    Evan Parry


    Morgan Parry


    Ann (Thomas) Parry


    Thomas Parry


Parents and Siblings

    Harry Parry


    Margaret Llewellin




World Events (6)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
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.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ ( see Harris ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Morgan in entry for Evan Parry, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Morgan Parry, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Morgan in entry for Ann Parry, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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