Maona Llewellyn

about 1897–
Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Maona

When Maona Llewellyn was born about 1897, in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Llewellyn, was 25 and her mother, Harriet, was 23.

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World Events (8)

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 3

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.
1908

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1940

Age 43

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Llywelyn (anciently Lugobelinos), probably derived from the element llyw ‘leader’, although the exact formation is unclear. This was the name of two princes of North Wales who held the Normans at bay for many years in the 13th century. Etymologically speaking, the form with a fourth -l- is an error, not found as an original Welsh name, but this is now much the most common spelling in the U.S.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mona Llewellyn, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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