Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: David & Hannah (Jenkins) Lewis

Brief biography of David Lewis (1815-1888) and his wife Hannah Jenkins (1813-1888). Position in the family tree.

David Lewis:
Born: March 20, 1815 in parish of Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
Baptized: April 9, 1815 in Cadoxton juxta Neath
Parents: Evan & Anne Lewis
Known Residences:
--- May 1838 in Pwllfa-yr-on, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
--- December 1838 in Tyr-Y-Wenallt, Hamlet of Resolven, Llantwit juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
--- 1841 in Tyr-Y-Wenallt, Hamlet of Resolven, Llantwit juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
--- 1851 in Pant-Y-Geifr, Hamlet of Resolven, Llantwit juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
--- about 1851-1852 emigrated to America
--- 1860 in Trevorton, Zerbe Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
--- 1870 in Trevorton, Zerbe Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
--- 1880 in Trevorton, Zerbe Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Occupation: miner or collier
Death: April 15, 1888; buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Trevorton, Pennsylvania

Hannah Jenkins
Birth: June 21, 1813, parish of Llansamlet, Glamorgan, Wales
Baptism: unknown
Parents: Richard Jenkins, farmer
Known residences:
--- May 1838 Abernant Hir, Neath Middle, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glmorgan Wales
--- all others the same as husband David
Death: March 11, 1888, buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Trevorton, Pennsylvania

Marriage & Children:

Marriage date: David Lewis and Hannah Jenkins married May 16, 1838 in the parish of Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales. Witnesses: Rees Jones, Henry Jenkins

Children:
-- Evan Lewis born about 1838
** Richard Lewis born 1840, married Sarah Betts
-- Thomas Lewis born about 1843, married Margaret Rees
-- Anne Virginia Lewis born 1848, married Evan W. Lewis
-- John Lewis born about 1850

Posts about David & Hannah (Jenkins) Lewis
Scenes from the Vale of Neath
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Tales of the Green Valley

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