David Lewis

1793–Male
Llandyssiliogogo, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Lewis was born in 1793, in Llandyssiliogogo, Cardiganshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, David Lewis, was 32 and his mother, Jess Griffeths, was 28.

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Family Time Line

David Lewis
1761–1815
Jess Griffeths
1765–
Jemima Lewis
1787–1867
John Lewis
1787–
Elizabeth Lewis
1787–
Thomas Lewis
1790–
Anne Lewis
1793–
David Lewis
1793–
William Lewis
1796–
Susanna Lewis
1798–
David Lewis
1800–

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 22

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

Age 30

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 38

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.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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