Mary Williams

16 April 1697–
Dixton Hadnock, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Williams was christened on 16 April 1697, in Dixton Hadnock, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Williams, was 42 and her mother, De-la-Riviere Morgan, was 42. She married Edward Chadnor on 1 June 1720. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Edward Chadnor
Mary Williams
Marriage: 1 June 1720
Mary Chadnor
Jane Chadnor
Edward Chadnor

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  • Marriage
    1 June 1720
  • Children


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    World Events (1)

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Mary in entry for Mary Chadnor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Williams, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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